Thursday January 28th, 2021 10:28AM
Wisconsin Assembly to vote on repealing statewide mask order
The Republican-controlled Wisconsin Assembly is poised to repeal Democratic Gov. Tony Evers’ mask mandate
9:40AM ( 12 minutes ago )
WHO Europe: Vaccine production delays are a real issue
A top European official for the World Health Organization says national tensions are erupting over slow coronavirus vaccine rollouts but production delay issues are real and world leaders must realize that “no one is safe until everyone is safe.”
9:15AM ( 36 minutes ago )
UK PM Johnson faces criticism over Scotland trip in lockdown
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is facing accusations that he is not abiding by lockdown rules as he traveled  to Scotland on Thursday to laud the rapid rollout of coronavirus vaccines across the United Kingdom
9:12AM ( 40 minutes ago )
The Latest: WHO EU chief: Nations clamoring for vaccine
The European chief for the World Health Organization says “the telephone line is very hot” in conversations with European Union officials and others clamoring for more coronavirus vaccines
8:41AM ( 1 hour ago )
In CDC’s backyard, school reopening debate divides experts
In a Georgia community just down the road from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a fraught debate over reopening schools during the coronavirus pandemic is raging
8:33AM ( 1 hour ago )
Vaccine factory inspected amid EU dispute with AstraZeneca
Belgian health authorities have inspected a pharmaceutical factory to find out whether the expected delays in the deliveries of AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine actually are due to production issues as the Anglo-Swedish drugmaker claims
8:31AM ( 1 hour ago )
WHO team in Wuhan departs quarantine for COVID origins study
A World Health Organization team has emerged from quarantine in the Chinese city of Wuhan to start field work in a fact-finding mission on the origins of the virus that caused the COVID-19 pandemic
7:47AM ( 2 hours ago )
Poland: Near-total abortion ban takes effect amid protests
A near-total ban on abortion has taken effect in Poland three months after a top court ruled that the abortion of congenitally damaged fetuses is unconstitutional
7:10AM ( 2 hours ago )
Africa secures another 400 million COVID-19 vaccine doses
The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says another 400 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been secured for the continent through the Serum Institute of India
7:09AM ( 2 hours ago )
AP Health Archive
Health and Medicine
Argentina's abortion law enters force under watchful eyes
Argentina’s groundbreaking abortion law has gone into force under the watchful eyes of women’s groups and government officials, who hope to ensure its full implementation despite opposition from conservative and church groups
1:04PM ( 3 days ago )
Biden charts new US direction, promises many Trump reversals
President-elect Joe Biden is pledging a new path for the nation after Donald Trump’s four years in office
12:16AM ( 1 week ago )
What should I know about COVID-19 vaccines if I'm pregnant?
Vaccination is likely the best way to prevent COVID-19 in pregnancy, when risks for severe illness and death from the virus are higher than usual
3:52AM ( 2 weeks ago )
AP Health - Women's health Archive
Women's Health
Japan vaccination uncertainty casts doubts over Olympics
Japan is publicly adamant that it will stage its postponed Olympics this summer
5:33AM ( 6 days ago )
The Latest: Wisconsin vaccine plan excludes grocery workers
Wisconsin’s plan for the next phase of coronavirus vaccinations covers essential workers, including teachers, child care providers, law enforcement officers and hospital staff who aren’t on the front lines
10:52AM ( 1 week ago )
Watchdog: DOJ bungled 'zero tolerance' immigration policy
Justice Department leaders under President Donald Trump knew their 2018 “zero tolerance” border policy would result in family separations but pressed on with prosecutions
3:54PM ( 1 week ago )
AP Health - Children's Health Archive
Children's Health
Who goes first? Vaccine rollout forces stark moral choices
Oregon teachers are eligible for COVID-19 shots before senior citizens after Democratic Gov. Kate Brown decided to prioritize reopening schools
1:13PM ( 1 day ago )
Chaos mars over-80s vaccine start in major German state
Thousands of elderly Germans are facing online error messages and jammed-up hotlines as technical problems marred the start of the coronavirus vaccine campaign for over-80s in the country’s most populous state
10:46AM ( 2 days ago )
The Latest: Online vaccine appointments filling up in Kansas
Online sign-ups for the coronavirus vaccine are filling up almost as quickly as they are posted as health officials in Kansas begin moving beyond immunizing just health care workers and long-term care residents
5:08PM ( 5 days ago )
AP Health - Senior Health Archive
Senior Health
Abdul-Jabbar reveals past prostate cancer diagnosis in essay
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar revealed he had prostate cancer in a magazine article he wrote about health risks faced by Blacks
10:05AM ( 1 month ago )
Al Roker to take time off work to battle prostate cancer
Weatherman and morning TV co-host Al Roker has revealed that he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer and will be undergoing surgery to have his prostate removed
9:18AM ( 2 months ago )
Cal Ripken says he's cancer free after March surgery
Cal Ripken Jr. says he is cancer free after surgery in March to remove a tumor from his prostate
12:50PM ( 5 months ago )
AP Health - Men's Health Archive
Men's Health
Ex-VA doctor who misdiagnosed patient sentenced to prison
A former pathologist at an Arkansas veterans hospital has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison after pleading guilty last year to involuntary manslaughter in the death of a patient he’d misdiagnosed
11:38AM ( 2 days ago )