mRNA technology has been decades in the making and could change the way we treat and prevent various diseases, from HIV to cancer. Doctors Drew Weissman, David Diemert, and Van Morris explain the background and potential future uses of this microscopic technology.
Public health experts and social media platforms aren’t doing enough to limit the spread of dangerous conspiracy theories propagated by the anti-vaccine movement.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio declared a public health emergency in parts of Brooklyn due to an outbreak of measles in ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities. Measles was declared to be eliminated from the U.S. in 2000, but has since returned. This was the second