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After Fetterman’s Stroke, Doctors Look at Senate Campaign Prospects

What really is the prognosis for John Fetterman, the Democratic Senate nominee from Pennsylvania who had a stroke on May 13? The 52-year-old lieutenant governor of Pennsylvania clinched his party’s nomination just a few days later, setting up one of the most consequential Senate contests of the midterm elections. But urgent medical questions remain. He …

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Moth Species Not Seen Since 1912 Was Intercepted at Detroit Airport

Customs agents at Detroit Metropolitan Airport who were checking the baggage of a passenger traveling from the Philippines found something just around half an inch in size that piqued their interest. The objects in question – the larvae and pupae of an unidentifiable insect – were inside seed pods that the passenger said were intended …

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CDC’s Pandemic Team Will Surrender Some Responsibilities

Just weeks after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention began a comprehensive internal review with an eye toward restructuring, the agency’s director announced on Friday that the team that coordinated the national response to the Covid-19 pandemic would return some of its functions to other departments. . But the so-called Incident Management Structure, initially …

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Lawmakers Grill FDA Chief on Baby Formula Oversight Amid Shortages

House lawmakers hammered Dr. Robert Califf, the head of the Food and Drug Administration, during a budget hearing on Thursday over the agency’s handling of the infant formula shortage exasperating families across the nation. His appearance before a House subcommittee occurred just a day after President Biden invoked the Defense Production Act and authorized the …

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