Fortune – What we know so far about the mysterious E. Coli outbreak that’s hit 7 states

An E. coli outbreak has affected 17 people across seven states over the last month. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued an outbreak investigation announcement on Tuesday. The agency has yet to determine the source of infection.

The Washington Examiner – Top Democrat calls on Trump to tackle price of overdose reversal drug

Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., urged President Trump to take action to lower the price of the overdose antidote naloxone, a key recommendation from the president’s own opioid panel.

The New York Times – Why America’s black mothers and babies are in a life-or-death crisis

Black mothers and babies face higher pregnancy complications and death.

STAT – Despite high hopes for polio eradication, discouraging news is piling up

Eight cases of polio have already been reported, in Afghanistan and Pakistan, when there were only 22 cases in total. Sewage surveillance in those two countries has turned up 28 other polioviruses so far this year.

The New York Times – Republicans couldn’t knock down Obamacare. So they’re finding ways around it.

The Trump administration has always seen Obamacare as an abominable roadblock to the less regulated insurance market it prefers. Last year, it tried to knock it down and failed. Now, it’s building a set of detours.

The Hill – Ending sex trafficking tomorrow requires preventing child abuse today

This law alone won’t stop human trafficking from happening. To cauterize it, we must establish a culture of prevention to disrupt the cycle of abuse and exploitation.