Community & Public Health
“I want to highlight not just fact checking, but also source checking,” Dr. Seema Yasmin told fellows.
Los Angeles County is imprisoning more people with mental illness than it did a decade ago—but is failing to provide them with basic treatment.
“It’s like a scene from a bad movie where people are trying, and trying, and trying until someone pulls them off,” said one hotel staffer, describing the day one of the guests fatally overdosed.
U.S. COVID deaths at an all-time low for three years.
As recently as August, Calif. health officials predicted the number of valley fever cases this year would go down. Now it’s shaping up to be one of the worst years on record.
A new skin test called Spherusol can detect whether a person has developed immunity to valley fever. But despite its promise, the test still isn’t in wide use.