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Enlarge / The Grand Canyon viewed from the South Rim adjacent to the El Tovar Hotel on November 11, 2019, in Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. reader comments 48 with 40 posters participating Share this story The explosive outbreak of gastroenteritis that erupted in the Grand Canyon earlier this year was likely sparked by multiple ..

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Enlarge / Health measures are taken at Mubende Regional Referral Hospital after an outbreak of Ebola in Uganda. reader comments 54 with 33 posters participating Share this story Health officials in Uganda are scrambling to catch up to a burgeoning Ebola outbreak caused by a lesser-seen Ebolavirus species called Sudan virus (SUDV), for which there ..

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Enlarge / US President Joe Biden speaks at the Detroit Auto Show, in Detroit on September 14, 2022. reader comments 263 with 134 posters participating Share this story “The pandemic is over,” President Joe Biden said matter-of-factly in a 60 Minutes interview that aired Sunday night. The impromptu comment immediately drew headlines, as well as ..

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Enlarge / A Pakistani health worker administers polio vaccine drops to a child during a vaccination campaign in Karachi on December 10, 2018. Pakistan is one of only two countries in the world where polio remains endemic. reader comments 46 with 32 posters participating Share this story The United States, one of the world’s richest ..

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Enlarge / A sign announcing monkeypox vaccination is set up in Tropical Park by Miami-Dade County and Nomi Health on August 15, 2022, in Miami. reader comments 55 with 31 posters participating Share this story A severely immunocompromised adult who tested positive for monkeypox has died in Texas, marking the first US death connected to ..

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Enlarge / A polio vaccine box is displayed at a health clinic in Brooklyn, New York on August 17, 2022. reader comments 53 with 49 posters participating Share this story A third county in New York with a low vaccination rate has detected poliovirus in its wastewater, suggesting that spread of the dangerous virus is ..

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Enlarge / Robert F. Kennedy Jr., heads up to a meeting at Trump Tower on January 10, 2017 in New York City. reader comments 203 with 137 posters participating Share this story As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention continues to ramp up efforts to halt the spread of poliovirus in New York, anti-vaccine ..

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Enlarge / Former president Donald Trump, right, listens to Deborah Birx, former coronavirus response coordinator, as she speaks during a news conference in the White House in Washington, DC, on Thursday, April 23, 2020. reader comments 106 with 78 posters participating Share this story This December, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will ..

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Enlarge / Transmission electron micrograph of poliovirus type 1. reader comments 91 with 72 posters participating Share this story Health officials in New York are ramping up efforts to boost polio vaccination rates in local children as yet more poliovirus has surfaced in sewage sampling. On Friday, August 12, New York state and New York ..

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Enlarge / A negative stain electron micrograph of a monkeypox virus virion in human vesicular fluid. reader comments 240 with 79 posters participating Share this story On May 7, health officials in the UK reported a case of monkeypox in a person who had recently traveled to Nigeria. The case was very rare but not ..

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