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Mike Allen
Jun 20, 2022 - Health

Sneak peek: Inside one New York hospital's fight against COVID-19

Cover: Flatiron Books
Cover: Flatiron Books
Arielle Dreher
Updated Jun 14, 2022 - Health

Testing squeeze keeps the scope of monkeypox a mystery

Illustration of vials getting progressively taller
Illustration: Natalie Peeples/Axios
Arielle Dreher
Jun 7, 2022 - Health

Monkeypox offers new cause for contact tracing

Illustration of a gloved hand holding a petri dish with a question mark.
Illustration: Shoshana Gordon/Axios

Monkeypox is not another COVID

Collage of a photo of the monkeypox virus on the left side and SARS-CoV-2 on the right side.
The monkeypox virus, on left, and SARS-CoV-2. CDC Images: Alissa Eckert, Dan Higgins and Cynthia S. Goldsmith
Caitlin Owens
May 26, 2022 - Health

Guns have become the leading cause of death for American kids

Lewis Kamb
May 24, 2022 - Health

Health officials investigating possible monkeypox case in Washington

Dr.Jeff Duchin, Health Officer for Public Health -- Seattle & King County, announced the first presumptive case of monkeypox in Washington state.
Dr. Jeff Duchin, health officer for public health for Seattle and King County. Photo: Jason Redmond/AFP via Getty Images
Erin Doherty
May 20, 2022 - Health

Pedestrian deaths hit 40-year high

A graphic of a car moving into a crosswalk.
Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

What we know about the new monkeypox outbreak

Poll: Over half of young women say they would get an abortion even if it were illegal