Tag Archives: Next

Global Health: Where Will Measles Break Out Next? Chicago, Los Angeles or Miami, Scientists Predict

Chicago, Los Angeles and Miami are the cities most likely to see the next measles outbreaks, according to an unusual new study. Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin and Johns Hopkins University mapped the 25 American counties most at risk of measles because of their vaccine-exemption rates and proximity to airports. A similar… Read More »

The shutdown could make the next wildfire season worse

Fire prevention is a collaborative effort with local, state and federal agencies and private landowners — and it’s being held up because of the federal government shutdown. “With the federal government being out for 30-plus days, it makes good forest management and good wildfire preparation incredibly difficult,” Cottam said. “This is really troubling for anyone… Read More »

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Is Health Spending The Next Big Political Issue?

The Republican-led Congress was unable to repeal the Affordable Care Act in 2017, but the Trump administration continues to implement elements of the failed GOP bill using executive authority. The latest change would make it easier for states to waive some major parts of the health law, including allowing subsidies for people to buy insurance… Read More »