Latest by Mike Stobbe

Published on January 16, 2023 - Page 5
NEW YORK -- Less than six months ago, mpox was an exploding health crisis. What had been an obscure disease from Africa was ripping through European...
Published on January 14, 2023 - Page 5
NEW YORK -- New U.S. government data suggest holiday gatherings didn't spark surges in respiratory diseases. The Centers for Disease Control and...
Published on January 13, 2023 - Page 12
NEW YORK -- Vaccination rates for U.S. kindergarteners dropped again last year, and federal officials are starting a new campaign to try to bring...
Published on December 25, 2022 - Page 3
NEW YORK -- Flu is decreasing in many parts of the U.S. after an alarmingly early and strong start to the season. The number of flu hospital...
Published on December 24, 2022 - Page 3
NEW YORK -- Flu is decreasing in many parts of the U.S. after an alarmingly early and strong start to the season. The number of flu hospital...
Published on November 20, 2022 - Page 27
NEW YORK -- Most U.S. gun owners say they own firearms to protect themselves and their loved ones, surveys show. But a study suggests people who live...
Published on September 20, 2022 - Page 6
NEW YORK -- Sharply rising cases of some sexually transmitted diseases --including a 26% rise in new syphilis infections reported last year -- are...
Published on August 16, 2022 - Page 17
NEW YORK — The toll of drug-resistant “superbug” infections worsened during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. health officials said....
Published on August 4, 2022 - Page 10
NEW YORK — For most of the six decades that monkeypox has been known to affect people, it was not known as a disease that spreads through sex. Now...
Published on June 30, 2022 - Page 11
NEW YORK — Reacting to a surprising and growing monkeypox outbreak, U.S. health officials on Tuesday expanded the group of people recommended to get...