NPR – New York declares health emergency as measles spreads in parts of Brooklyn

New York City on Tuesday ramped up the battle against the spread of a measles outbreak in a Brooklyn hot spot, declaring a public health emergency and calling for mandatory vaccinations.

Science Daily – Progress toward Epstein-Barr virus vaccine

A research team led by scientists from NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) has determined how several antibodies induced by Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) block infection of cells grown in the laboratory.

The Hill ­– Guns rights group sue over gun laws inspired by synagogue shooting

A coalition of gun rights groups on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against Pittsburgh’s new gun control laws minutes after Mayor Bill Peduto (D) signed them, according to The Associated Press.

Kaiser Health News – Lethal plans: When seniors turn to suicide in long-term care

When Larry Anders moved into the Bay at Burlington nursing home in late 2017, he wasn’t supposed to be there long.

CNN – Telephone CPR could save lives, but only a handful of states require 911 operators to be trained for it

When someone calls 911, the time it takes for paramedics to arrive can be the difference between life and death.