HAP Blog

November 28, 2022

Monkeypox Gets a New Name

The World Health Organization (WHO) today announced a new name for the monkeypox virus. The agency will begin using a new preferred term “mpox” as a synonym for monkeypox. Both names will be used simultaneously for a year while “monkeypox” is phased out, the WHO said.

November 23, 2022

What to Know: Federal Long COVID Report

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released a new report this week outlining efforts to better understand Long COVID and the next steps to support patients.

November 10, 2022

KFF Analysis: The Issues that Mattered on Election Day

Inflation and the recent Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade were among the key issues on voters’ minds during the 2022 election, according to new analysis from the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) and the Associated Press.

November 07, 2022

CDC Urges Precautions to Protect Against RSV

The CDC has issued a new advisory to health care providers about the early increase in cases of respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, and its potential to strain hospitals across the U.S.

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