How Factory Farming Could Cause the Next COVID-19
The CDC should recommend agricultural reforms to reduce pandemic risks caused by factory farms.
Last Federal Mask Mandate Standing
A federal judge rules CDC cannot require travelers to wear masks on airplanes or public transportation.
Masking Up Against Counterfeits
The CDC’s newest mask guidance raises concerns about the authenticity of KN95 and N95 masks on the market.
Accessibility Is Not Optional
COVID-19 vaccine distribution campaigns must prioritize compliance with disability laws.
Colleges Confronting COVID-19
Higher education faces unique challenges in preventing and responding to the pandemic.
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
CDC orders masks on domestic flights after airlines’ self-enforced mask mandates do not yield compliance.
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?
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?
In the United States, disease outbreaks challenge emergency preparedness.
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
Scholar says price minimums and prohibitions on discounts must accompany sugary beverage taxes.