As the United States experiences what Anthony Fauci called an "unprecedented" spread of monkeypox, some health experts have criticized the country's response, saying that it is "nearly impossible" to access vaccines and treatments. See where cases stand in the U.S. in our interactive map.
As monkeypox cases continue to grow across the country, demand for the vaccine has been "overwhelming"—leading the Biden administration on Friday to purchase an additional 2.5 million vaccine doses to increase the currently limited supply.
Experts have known for years that many men lose their Y chromosomes in some blood cells as they age, but they were unsure whether it was just an innocuous sign of aging. But a new study in Science found that, at least in mice, the phenomenon can result in heart failure and a shorter life span, Gina Kolata reports for the New York Times.
Covid-19 hospitalizations are rising sharply, leading health systems to evaluate how they'll deal with highly transmissible omicron subvariants. Here's how two health systems, Edward-Elmhurst Health and Ochsner Health, are preparing to confront potential surges.
Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, on Monday said he plans to retire by the end of President Joe Biden's current term, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the District of Columbia, Massachusetts, and Tennessee.