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Beloved mother dies of drug-resistant superbug days after her son’s wedding at her bedside

Beloved mother and teacher who contracted drug-resistant superbug in hospital died days after her son married his fiancee by her bedside Stephanie Spoor, who first fell ill in November, died on February 11 in Chicago It was days after one of her sons Zack married his fiancee Carley at her bedside in hospital gowns Spoor… Read More »

Bill Jenkins, epidemiologist who tried to thwart notorious Tuskegee Experiment, dies

Bill Jenkins, the Black epidemiologist who tried to stop the notorious syphilis experiment at Tuskegee University, has died at the age of 73. The cause was complications from sarcoidosis, his wife, Diane Rowley, told The New York Times in an obituary. Jenkins was working in Washington as a statistician with the U.S. Public Health Service when he learned… Read More »

Senator Dies From Sepsis, a Common Complication of Infection, Including Influenza

When it comes to vaccination, it pays to do a risk-to-benefit evaluation before making up your mind. Public health officials argue that universal use vaccine recommendations and vaccine mandates have saved countless lives that would otherwise have been lost to infectious childhood diseases. What they fail to adequately address is accurately measuring the overall risk… Read More »