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As Monkeypox Cases Rise, Nations Are Urged to Examine Vaccine Stores

The United States has stockpiled millions of doses of two smallpox vaccines, also effective against monkeypox. But the outbreaks so far are clustered in other countries.

After Fetterman’s Stroke, Doctors Look at Senate Campaign Prospects

The medical team for the Democratic nominee in Pennsylvania’s Senate race has not spoken about John Fetterman’s prognosis. But cardiac experts saw clues in campaign statements.

The Michigan Mink Mystery: How Did an Interspecies Outbreak Unfold?

The puzzling coronavirus cases highlight ongoing surveillance challenges and blind spots.

What Is Monkeypox?

There have been dozens of cases reported in recent weeks among populations not typically vulnerable to the disease.

Daily Aspirin Regimen May Cause Bleeding

Millions of Americans take aspirin to prevent a first heart attack or stroke. Now, doctors are advising against it — especially for people over 70.

Lawmakers Grill F.D.A. Chief on Baby Formula Oversight Amid Shortages

Dr. Robert Califf, the agency commissioner, is the first administration official to face congressional scrutiny over the infant formula supply crisis.

Fentanyl Tainted Pills Cause Drug Fatalities Among Youth to Soar

Teenagers and young adults are turning to Snapchat, TikTok and other social media apps to find Percocet, Xanax and other pills. The vast majority are laced with deadly doses of fentanyl, police say.

Puberty Starts Earlier Than It Used To. No One Knows Why.

Some girls are starting to develop breasts as early as age 6 or 7. Researchers are studying the role of obesity, chemicals and stress.

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Glencore Will Pay $1.1 Billion to Settle Bribery and Price-Fixing Charges

U.S. prosecutors said the settlement followed “a multiyear scheme to manipulate benchmarks used to set prices for oil at two of our country’s busiest ports.”

Law Requiring French in Quebec Becomes Stricter

Quebec’s new law limits access to government services in languages other than French, requires small businesses to operate in it and caps enrollment at English-language junior colleges.

After Fetterman’s Stroke, Doctors Look at Senate Campaign Prospects

The medical team for the Democratic nominee in Pennsylvania’s Senate race has not spoken about John Fetterman’s prognosis. But cardiac experts saw clues in campaign statements.
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