COVID19

Beijing, after initially blocking requests from the United States, has agreed to permit authorities from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to take part in an international investigation of the global health crisis caused...
The very first part of the coronavirus system that our health officials are so keen to tell us all about isn't only not working, it can't work, period If there was one message Canadians were meant...
WITH the outbreak of coronavirus now spreading beyond China's borders, with 830 cases confirmed world-wide and 25 deaths so far, it has emerged Wuhan, where the disease was first spotted, is the site of a...
Conspiracy theories are spreading faster than the coronavirus itself. The recent outbreak of a new and potentially deadly coronavirus in China has, unsurprisingly, kicked off a deluge of misinformation and conspiracy theories. As of Tuesday, there were...
His ideas altered the education of children worldwide   In July 1894, a train carrying a young philosopher from Ann Arbor, Michigan, pulled into Chicago Union Station. Its arrival was delayed by striking workers of the American...
Concerns about the inner workings of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have been mounting in recent months amid disclosures of cozy corporate alliances. Now a group of more than a dozen senior...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been arm-twisting journalists into relinquishing their reportorial independence, our investigation reveals. Other institutions are following suit It was a faustian bargain—and it certainly made editors at National Public Radio...
Et tu, C.D.C.? For years, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been the most trusted agency in the federal government. In 2003, when Gallup did a survey to determine what the public thought of...
About 11,000 Americans have died of swine flu as of last month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. The agency’s previous estimate for deaths from April, when the virus was discovered, to mid-November...
Like a patient suffering from a particularly tenacious case of, well, the flu, the H1N1 virus seemed to gain ground and then lose it over the weekend, leaving health officials cautious but hopeful that the...