New York polio case is ‘tip of iceberg’, hundreds could be infected

Digitally generated image of 3D molecular model of poliovirus Calysta images | Tetra images | Getty Images Hundreds could contract polio after an adult in the New York City metro area contracted the virus and became paralyzed last month, the state’s top health official said this week. New York State Health Commissioner Mary Bassett warned … Read more

Does the Inflation Reduction Act violate Biden’s $400,000 tax pledge?

Jim Watson | Afp | Getty Images Senate Democrats’ package of climate change, health care, drug pricing and tax measures unveiled last week has caused supporters and opponents to debate whether the legislation violates a promise President Joe Biden has made since his presidential campaign. to not raise taxes for households with incomes less than … Read more

Wastewater samples outside New York City point to community spread

Poliovirus particle, computer illustration. Kateryna Kon | Science photo library | Getty Images According to state health officials, polio has been found in wastewater samples taken from two counties outside New York City, indicating that the virus is spreading in the community. Wastewater samples taken in June and July at two different locations in Orange … Read more

California declares state of emergency over monkey pox outbreak

California Governor Gavin Newsom (D) talks to reporters after meeting Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., at the U.S. Capitol on Friday, July 15, 2022. Tom Williams | CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images California has declared a state of emergency over the rapidly spreading monkeypox outbreak, the third US state to do so … Read more

New York Governor Hochul declares state of emergency for monkey pox state disaster

People wait online to register for a monkeypox vaccination on July 29, 2022 in New York City. John Smith | Corbis News | Getty Images New York Governor Kathy Hochul declared a state of emergency Friday night due to the ongoing spread of monkey pox. She said the emergency declaration would lead to a faster … Read more

New York Governor Hochul declares state of emergency for monkey pox state disaster

People wait online to register for a monkeypox vaccination on July 29, 2022 in New York City. John Smith | Corbis News | Getty Images New York Governor Kathy Hochul declared a state of emergency Friday night due to the ongoing spread of monkey pox. She said the emergency declaration would lead to a faster … Read more

Market jump after Fed hike is ‘fall’, Morgan Stanley warns investors

Morgan Stanley is urging investors to resist putting their money to work in stocks, despite the market’s jump following the Fed’s decision. Mike Wilson, the company’s chief US equity strategist and chief investment officer, said he believes Wall Street’s excitement over the idea that rate hikes could slow earlier than expected is premature and problematic. … Read more

US releases 786,000 additional vaccine doses of monkey pox

The US will make 786,000 additional monkeypox vaccine doses available to local health departments “as soon as possible after the Food and Drug Administration approves the injections for distribution, the country’s top health official said Wednesday. Health and Human Services Minister Xavier Becerra said the federal government will announce more allocations of the two-dose vaccine, … Read more

Biden talks about his negative Covid test and wider pandemic effort

President Joe Biden spoke in the White House rose garden after testing negative for Covid-19 and ending the strict isolation measures he had followed since contracting the coronavirus last week. Biden’s symptoms “have steadily improved and have almost completely disappeared,” wrote White House physician Dr. Kevin O’Connor, in a letter released by the White House … Read more

Teva reaches proposed $4.35 billion settlement for US opioid lawsuits

An employee picks up newly made pills from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries. Adam Reynolds | Bloomberg | Getty Images Teva Tuesday announced a proposed $4.35 billion nationwide settlement that could resolve thousands of lawsuits over the drug manufacturer’s alleged role in the US opioid epidemic. The proposal calls on Teva to pay state and local governments … Read more