The health care industry gained 60,100 jobs in September and the overall unemployment rate in the United States dropped by 0.2 percentage points, returning to pre-pandemic levels from February 2020, according to data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
While infections, hospitalizations, and deaths from Covid-19 have been steadily declining in the United States in recent months, experts warn that rising cases in Europe may be "a harbinger for what's about to happen in the United States," Rob Stein writes for NPR's "Shots."
From childhood through her early 20s, Katherine Wu was severely allergic to cats, with exposure causing her throat to swell and her chest to "erupt in crimson hives." Then, one day, her allergies disappeared. Writing for The Atlantic, Wu highlights how experts are unsure about how and why some allergies resolve over time.
Breakthrough cases of monkeypox may occur within two weeks of an initial vaccine dose, CDC will transition to weekly instead of daily Covid-19 case reports later this month, and more in this week's roundup of monkeypox and Covid-19 news.