Enlarge / An isolation tent for an emergency department in Walnut Creek, California, in March 2022. reader comments 145 with 100 posters participating Share this story Although COVID-19 remains in a lull, hospitals across the country are in crisis amid a towering wave of seasonal respiratory illnesses—particularly RSV in children—as well as longer-term problems, such ..
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 ..
Matt Anderson Photography/Getty Images reader comments 60 with 44 posters participating Share this story Data privacy in the US is, in many ways, a legal void. While there are limited protections for health and financial data, the cradle of the world’s largest tech companies, like Apple, Amazon, Google, and Meta (Facebook), lacks any comprehensive federal ..
Enlarge / A health care worker carries test tubes while on duty in the bacteriological laboratory at the Lviv Regional Laboratory Centre of the State Sanitary and Epidemiological Service, Lviv, western Ukraine. reader comments 34 with 26 posters participating Share this story The World Health Organization has advised officials in Ukraine to destroy any high-risk ..
reader comments 94 with 75 posters participating Share this story Covid-19 Coverage View more stories A sub-lineage of the omicron coronavirus variant, dubbed BA.2, continues to increase steadily around the globe as scientists and health officials are still working to understand the risk it poses to public health. So far, the overall data has been ..
NurPhoto | Amazon reader comments 98 with 73 posters participating Share this story Amazon has won a record amount of tax breaks this year as local officials try to lure the online shopping giant to expand its one-day or same-day delivery networks in their areas. According to data from Good Jobs First, an economic development ..
Getty Images | cbarnesphotography reader comments 95 with 51 posters participating Share this story The US government blamed the Chinese government on Monday for attacks on thousands of Microsoft Exchange servers. China’s Ministry of State Security (MSS) “has fostered an ecosystem of criminal contract hackers who carry out both state-sponsored activities and cybercrime for their ..
reader comments 79 with 50 posters participating Share this story President Joe Biden signed an executive order on Wednesday in an attempt to bolster US cybersecurity defenses after a number of devastating hacks, including the Colonial pipeline attack, revealed vulnerabilities across business and government. “Recent cybersecurity incidents… are a sobering reminder that US public and ..
Enlarge / US President Joe Biden speaks in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on Tuesday, May 4, 2021. reader comments 27 with 18 posters participating Share this story Covid-19 Coverage View more stories By July 4—two months from today—the Biden administration wants to have 70 percent of American adults ..
Enlarge / Transporter Morgan Dean-McMillan prepares the body of a COVID-19 victim at a morgue in Montgomery county, Maryland, on April 17, 2020. reader comments 230 with 124 posters participating Share this story Covid-19 Coverage View more stories The US death toll from COVID-19 topped 200,000 Tuesday as daily reports of new cases still hover ..