Change in Zika's status is an opportunity to learn from past infectious outbreaks

Last week, the World Health Organization declared that Zika virus is no longer a global public health emergency. While last year’s outbreaks and Zika’s rapid spread to new areas prompted “urgent and coordinated” research and action under International Health Regulations, authorities have agreed to transition to a more sustained response to address the continued threat of Zika.

Dr. Orange: The Secret Nemesis of Sick Vets

ProPublica investigates Dr. Alvin Young, the Air Force specialist charged with overseeing Agent Orange research - testing, application, side effects - and his role in denying veterans' benefits for their exposure to Agent Orange herbicides, which included a dioxin contaminant.

 

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