USA Today – People choosing not to vaccinate is now a global health threat, says WHO

People who choose not to vaccinate has emerged into a global health threat in 2019, said the World Health Organization.

CNN – 250,000 deaths a year from climate change is a ‘conservative estimate,’ research says

Climate change could “halt and reverse” progress made in human health over the last century.

Axios – Gates: World’s youngest are being saved by global health funds

Global health funds play a key role in improving the world’s health — with the deaths of children under 5 dropping by more than 50% over the past couple decades when investment strengthened, Melinda and Bill Gates told a press conference Wednesday.

The New York Times – New York confronts its worst measles outbreak in decades

Within months, New York State was facing its most severe outbreak of the disease in decades, with 177 cases confirmed by Tuesday, almost exclusively among ultra-Orthodox Jews.

TIME – 25% of antibiotic prescriptions are unnecessary. Here’s why that’s so dangerous

A new study published in the BMJ puts some hard numbers on just how often they’re overprescribed. Nearly 25% of the time, antibiotics are inappropriately prescribed, the study finds.