A digital exhibition examining the intersection of immigration and public health over 130 years has uplifting moments—like home visits immigrants by New York nurses to curb infant mortality and the spread of disease.
Birth workers of color believe that growing their ranks could help improve outcomes for Black mothers and babies—but it’s also an access issue.
In central and South America, progress against tuberculosis is reversing for reasons not fully understood–-but it’s clear the scourge is increasingly concentrated in the region’s prisons. Since 2000, TB has swelled in the population by 206%.
The CDC and FDA recommended a temporary pause on the use of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine in the US out of “an abundance of caution” over 6 cases of a rare but severe type of blood clot among recipients,
Islamic scholars have urged Muslims not to delay COVID-19 vaccines on account of Ramadan–-but the holiday could still drive up hesitation.
Days after declaring racism a “serious public health threat,” the CDC released a pair of studies quantifying COVID-19’s disproportionate toll on America’s communities of color,
Public health experts have largely offered up reassurance that existing COVID-19 vaccines work well against dominant variants, as
Human challenge trials, which deliberately expose participants to pathogens to test potential treatments or vaccines, have seen participants inhale flu strains and be bitten by malaria-infected mosquitoes.
In West Virginia—a hotspot of the US opioid crisis—the Quick Response Team was born of a ‘day of reckoning’ in the city of Huntington, WV: On August 15, 2016, 28 people overdosed in 4 hours.
The latest Ebola outbreaks in 2 African countries are reviving memories of the devastating 2014–2016 West Africa outbreak, which took over 11,000 lives.