Death threats, shoves, and throwing blood: Anti-vaxxers’ bullying of public health officials endangers our country

Public health advocates across the country trying to halt outbreaks of measles, whooping cough, and now Covid-19 face racist and violent memes, threats, physical attacks, and more from anti-vaccine extremists.

Pharmalittle: Distrust in big pharma fuels anti-vaxxers; 4 ways to attack rising drug prices

A former FDA commissioner and a former acting CMS administrator suggest four approaches to address rising drug prices in a provocative editorial.

New York City orders mandatory vaccines for some amid measles outbreak

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the unusual order amid what he said was a measles "crisis" in Brooklyn's Williamsburg section.

Gottlieb’s threat of federal vaccine mandates: questionable legality, poor policy

@SGottliebFDA's threat of federal mandates for #vaccines is questionably legal and poor policy.

Russian bots were used to sow divisions on vaccines, researchers say

Russian bots and trolls took to Twitter to sow divisions on the effectiveness of vaccines, researchers say.

The 39 best health and science books to read this summer

Need a new book to dive into? Check out the great health, medicine, and science reads on STAT's annual summer book list.

Meet the Uber driver on a mission to troll the ‘Vaxxed’ anti-vaccine road trip

Craig Egan spent his summer chasing the Vaxxed bus across the U.S. to protest its anti-vaccine message. He's not sure he's changed minds. But he's had fun.

Pharmalot, Pharmalittle: India is now classifying dozens of drug makers as high-risk

India's Central Drugs Standard Control Organization has classified more than 200 drug makers as high-risk.

Donna Shalala discusses anti-vaxxers, opioids, and how the Clinton Foundation stays out of the election

Former HHS Secretary Donna Shalala discusses the opioid crisis, kids and obesity, and how the Clinton Foundation stays out of the election.

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