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Colleges Confronting COVID-19

Colleges Confronting COVID-19

Higher education faces unique challenges in preventing and responding to the pandemic.

Pandemic Strengthens Calls for Indigenous Data Sovereignty

Pandemic Strengthens Calls for Indigenous Data Sovereignty

A federal bill that would expand data access for tribal health providers may not satisfy Native communities.

In Air and Unmasked

In Air and Unmasked

CDC orders masks on domestic flights after airlines’ self-enforced mask mandates do not yield compliance.

Clergy and COVID-19

Clergy and COVID-19

A federal agency resolves religious discrimination complaints about restrictions on clergy hospital visits.

Will FDA Guidance Hasten Testing for COVID-19?

Will FDA Guidance Hasten Testing for COVID-19?

In the face of a massive viral outbreak, a federal regulator issues unprecedented guidance on validating COVID-19 testing.

Can the U.S. Outpace Disease Outbreaks?

Can the U.S. Outpace Disease Outbreaks?

In the United States, disease outbreaks challenge emergency preparedness.

Addressing the Constitutionality of Federal Quarantine Rules

Addressing the Constitutionality of Federal Quarantine Rules

Scholars say constitutionally shaky infectious disease regulations must yield to better prevention programs.

Applying Tobacco Tax Lessons to Sugary Drinks

Applying Tobacco Tax Lessons to Sugary Drinks

Scholar says price minimums and prohibitions on discounts must accompany sugary beverage taxes.

How Fear Can Help Fight Ebola

How Fear Can Help Fight Ebola

Public fears of Ebola give health officials an opportunity to harness public attention for greater good.

Will a Proposed E-Cigarette Rule Adequately Protect Youth?

Will a Proposed E-Cigarette Rule Adequately Protect Youth?

The FDA recently proposed a rule on e-cigarettes, but critics claim key protections are still needed.

A New Tax-and-Spend Strategy to Fight Obesity

A New Tax-and-Spend Strategy to Fight Obesity

Scholar proposes a manufacturers’ excise tax to fund obesity-prevention efforts.

Agencies Collaborate to Combat the Creation and Spread of “Super Bugs”

Agencies Collaborate to Combat the Creation and Spread of “Super Bugs”

Report highlights CDC’s efforts to combat the threat of antibiotic resistance.