Today's Health News

First U.S. Case of ‘Unknown Origin’ COVID-19 Identified

President Trump taps Vice President Pence to head coronavirus response

Adults May Not Need Tetanus, Diphtheria Booster Shots

No significant decrease seen in incidence rates of tetanus, diphtheria with routine vaccination of adults

Influence of Politics Has Not Waned in Opinions About ACA

Partisan divisions in favorable opinion of the ACA have gotten larger rather than smaller over time

First U.S. Trial of Possible Coronavirus Treatment Begins

University of Nebraska Medical Center is treating 14 people who were evacuated from cruise ship in Japan

$2.5 Billion Coronavirus Plan Sent to Congress

As of Monday, CDC was reporting that 53 Americans have now tested positive for COVID-19

Judge Says More Answers Needed About Relocation of COVID-19 Patients

Costa Mesa officials oppose transfer to their community of coronavirus patients evacuated from cruise ship in Japan

Mistreatment, Discrimination Still Common for Medical Students

Women, racial/ethnic minorities, sexual minorities experience disproportionate mistreatment

Global Coronavirus Outbreaks Stoking Fears of Pandemic

Mild nature of most cases of COVID-19 making the virus difficult to identify and contain

Children’s Vaccine Patterns Mainly Classified as Recommended

23 percent of children's vaccination patterns classified as alternate, with limited shots, skipping series

Major Malformations Up With Macrolide Prescribing in Pregnancy

Macrolide prescribing during any trimester linked to increased risk for genital malformations