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Akili’s deal to go public via SPAC could close soon

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Brewing data battles, One Medical’s dueling offers, and monkeypox bottleneck

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The latest on breakthrough devices, crowdsourced monkeypox support, & VA’s stumble on digital divide

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Opinion: Investing in health workers can help close the vaccination gap — and improve global health

The sharp decline in routine childhood immunization rates the World Health Organization recently reported is a stark warning that today’s pandemic mistakes and rise of vaccine misinformation could harm generations …

Opinion: Biden’s long Covid plan is a good start. But it needs to go further

Two-and-a-half years into the Covid-19 pandemic, the Biden administration released its national action plan to address longer-term impacts of Covid-19, which include orphaned children, bereavement, and the disabling condition known …

Opinion: Genetic research provides new clarity about the ‘whys’ of autism

It was an appropriately hazy afternoon on the day my son Dylan, age two years, seven months, and sixteen days, was diagnosed with autism. The doctor was empathetic but serious …