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The latest medical news, analysis and reporting. (Updated periodically) PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    News Wrap: Teenager pleads guilty to killing ten Black workers and shoppers in Buffalo

    News Wrap: Teenager pleads guilty to killing ten Black workers and shoppers in Buffalo

    In our news wrap Monday, a white teenager pleaded guilty to killing ten Black shoppers and workers at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, unrest in China sent a shudder down Wall Street as major stock indexes dropped, Ukraine is warning of another hard week with more Russian missile strikes against power and water systems and Mauna Loa in Hawaii is erupting for the first time in nearly 40 years. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    • 4 min
    Misinformation hurts effort to immunize children in Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Misinformation hurts effort to immunize children in Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Millions of children around the world did not get routine vaccines as a result of disruptions and disinformation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, these setbacks threaten to undo years of public health advances. Special correspondent Benedict Moran and video journalist Jorgen Samso report. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    • 6 min
    News Wrap: 2 new COVID subvariants driving majority of U.S. cases

    News Wrap: 2 new COVID subvariants driving majority of U.S. cases

    In our news wrap Sunday, Dr. Anthony Fauci called attention to two new subvariants of COVID-19 that now represent more than half of all U.S. cases, protestors in Shanghai clashed with police over China's restrictive COVID lockdowns, intense Russian shelling continues in Ukraine as residents evacuate Kherson, and the U.S. soccer federation took a brief stand online in support of Iran's protests. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    • 2 min
    Debunking common myths about gender-affirming care for youth

    Debunking common myths about gender-affirming care for youth

    The number of youth who openly identify as transgender has nearly doubled since 2017, according to a study from UCLA's Williams Institute. In 2022, 16 states have proposed legislation that would restrict access to gender-affirming care for patients under the age of 18. Dr. Meredithe McNamara, an assistant professor of pediatrics at Yale School of Medicine, joins Geoff Bennett to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    • 6 min
    How scientists use wastewater to track the spread of COVID

    How scientists use wastewater to track the spread of COVID

    As the newest dominant COVID subvariants BQ.1 and BQ.1.1 emerge, scientists are looking beyond traditional methods to track its spread. One important tool in their arsenal is wastewater surveillance. Special correspondent Cat Wise reports from California, one of the first states to test wastewater for COVID. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    • 7 min
    A Brief But Spectacular take on saving lives with abortion services

    A Brief But Spectacular take on saving lives with abortion services

    Dr. Warren Hern runs a clinic in Boulder, Colorado, that has provided abortion services since 1973, the year Roe v. Wade was decided. He shares his Brief But Spectacular take on being on the front line of the fight over legalized abortion in the U.S. for nearly half a century. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    • 3 min

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