CNN – Swedish hospital investigating a suspected Ebola case, authorities say

A person in Sweden is being treated for suspected Ebola contamination at Uppsala University Hospital, the regional authority said on Friday.

The Washington Post – House Democrats plan to hold hearings on Medicare for All

The new Democratic majority in the House will hold the first hearings on Medicare-for-All legislation, a longtime goal of the party’s left, after Speaker Nancy Pelosi lent her support for the process.

STAT – ‘Neglected diseases’ are anything but neglected by the billion-plus people living with them

I dislike the term “neglected tropical diseases.” This collection of communicable diseases is neglected — a pejorative term — only by countries unaffected by them.

STAT – WHO’s Tedros: Experimental Ebola vaccine in the DRC has saved countless lives

The case count would be much higher still if an experimental Ebola vaccine were not being used to contain spread of the disease, the director-general of the World Health Organization said Thursday.

NPR – One town’s decades long struggle for cleaner air

There are around 20 coke plants in the US, and many have violated clean air laws. In Clairton, it’s been a problem for decades.