Biden Administration Plans to End Covid Public Health Emergency in May

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration plans to let the coronavirus public health emergency expire in May, the White House said on Monday, a sign that federal officials believe the pandemic…

ER on the field: An inside look at how NFL medical teams prepare for a game day emergency

CNN  —  When Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin dropped to the ground from a cardiac arrest earlier this month, help was by his side in under 10 seconds to administer…

Mental health-related emergency department visits and revisits are on the rise among children, study finds

CNN  —  Emergency department visits and revisits in children’s hospitals that are related to mental health are “increasing rapidly,” a new study suggests. Between 2015 and 2020, mental health visits…

More than 7 million incorrect diagnoses made in US emergency rooms every year, government report finds

CNN  —  A new study finds that nearly 6% of the estimated 130 million people who go to US emergency rooms every year are misdiagnosed, which translates to about 1…

Peru to Declare National State of Emergency Amid Deadly Protests

LIMA, Peru — The government of Peru declared a nationwide state of emergency on Wednesday as it sought to control widespread violence following the ouster last week of the country’s…

US plans end to monkeypox public health emergency in January

The federal government plans to end in January the public health emergency it declared earlier this year after an outbreak of mpox infected more than 29,000 people across the U.S.…

U.S. Plans to End Mpox Emergency Declaration in Two Months

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration said on Friday that it did not expect to extend its declaration of a public health emergency for the outbreak of mpox, formerly known as…

The Covid-19 emergency may end, but there’s no rule to say when the pandemic is over

Pandemics don’t have hard edges. Knowing where they start or stop is a judgment call, and there isn’t a clear authority that gets to make that decision. Epidemiologists recognize a…

Polio: New York governor declares state disaster emergency amid circulating poliovirus evidence, samples found in 5 counties

Sequence analysis of wastewater surveillance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found poliovirus samples in Nassau County, bringing the total to 5 counties — Rockland County, Orange County, Sullivan County,…

Apple announces satellite emergency SOS feature for iPhone 14

New York CNN Business  —  Apple announced a forthcoming satellite connectivity feature called Emergency SOS via Satellite at its iPhone 14 launch event. The tool is intended to help people…