New York Times – An H.I.V. cure: Answers to 4 key questions

Translating the latest success against the AIDS virus into a practical treatment will take years — if it happens at all.

CNN – Nearly 200 people in Texas immigration detention facilities have contracted mumps

Nearly 200 people at immigration detention facilities across Texas have contracted mumps since October, officials say.

U.S. News & World Report ­– Staph infections drop, but levels still worry U.S. health officials

Dangerous staph infections are declining in America, but they still pose a significant public health threat, a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows.

NPR – The unintended benefits of vaccines

A new study shows that vaccination with a weakened strain of salmonella not only protects against typhoid fever but also seems to rev up the immune system to fight off other problems, like influenza and yeast infection.

The Boston Globe – New recommendations underline health importance of reducing sodium intake

The National Academies of Sciences released new recommendations on dietary intake of sodium and potassium Tuesday after 18 months of study, and for the first time tied overuse of sodium, which people typically get in salt, to chronic disease.