A scientist in China claimed to have created the world’s first gene-edited human beings. How should the US respond? Listen now

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“The decision to continue to withhold this vaccine from pregnant women is not justifiable,” says our Ruth Faden, “We must listen to the voices of pregnant women in the midst of an outbreak. If they’re saying, ‘Give me the choice, I want to decide,’ how can we not respond to that? How could you not give them that choice?”

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Promising immunizations for diseases that affect mostly people in low- and middle-income countries need help getting to market, urge David C. Kaslow and colleagues

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Are they taking up beds that could be used for vulnerable domestic patients or are they bringing money that could be used toward other programs?

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“That coal mine made your lungs dirty, didn’t it?'” Kelly recalled Caden asking. “Yeah it did. … And I can’t breathe and I have to have my backpack to breathe,” Kelly told him

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In Vanuatu, 20 percent of children miss their shots because villages are so hard to reach. It has hired an Australian company to fly them in

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Simon Haeder & Valarie Blake argue, based on their expertise as health policy scholars, that this ruling will likely not undo the law. It does, however, add more uncertainty to the ACA while also showing how much Republicans continue to be willing to fight to destroy the law

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The unintended consequences of animal gene editing. Unintended effects have included enlarged rabbit tongues and extra pig vertebrae, as bioethicists warn of hubris

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