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People line up outside of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene on June 23, as the city makes vaccines available to residents possibly exposed to monkeypox. Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images hide caption

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The monkeypox outbreak in the U.S. is bigger than the CDC reports. Testing is 'abysmal'

The testing system set up by the CDC actually deters doctors from ordering a monkeypox test, and many physicians aren't familiar with the disease, resulting in too few tests and little tracking.

Monkeypox outbreak in U.S. is bigger than the CDC reports. Testing is 'abysmal'

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People with disabilities worry about how they will be disproportionately affected by the Supreme Court's reversal of Roe v. Wade. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images hide caption

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With Roe v. Wade overturned, disabled people reflect on how it will impact them

Bodily autonomy is a principle of the disability rights movement. With the overturn of Roe v. Wade, people with disabilities worry about how they will be disproportionately affected.

A syringe is prepared with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination clinic in Chester, Pa., on Dec. 15, 2021. Pfizer says tweaking its COVID-19 vaccine to better target the omicron variant is safe and boosts protection. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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Pfizer says its tweaked COVID-19 shots boost protection against the omicron variant

Pfizer said that tweaking its vaccine to better target the omicron variant is safe and works — just days before regulators debate whether to offer Americans updated booster shots this fall.

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The Jan. 6 committee has learned some lessons from previous televised hearings

The most telling testimony against the Republican former president has come from Republicans he appointed or who supported him and voted for him (and, in some cases, say they would do so again).

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Ecuador's government has lifted a state of emergency amid an Indigenous-led strike

Ecuador's largest Indigenous organization began a strike two weeks ago to demand gasoline prices be cut, price controls be imposed on agricultural products and a larger budget be set for education.

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For doctors, abortion restrictions create an 'impossible choice' when providing care

Physicians must treat in line with patients' wishes and standards of care. Some medical ethicists say that abortion bans will force doctors to disregard these obligations in order to follow the law.

For doctors, abortion restrictions create an 'impossible choice' when providing care

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Whole Woman's Health of Minnesota, a clinic that opened to patients in February, is one of only eight that provide abortions in the state and is located just a few minutes from the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. Christina Saint Louis/KHN hide caption

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With just 8 abortion clinics, Minnesota may struggle to meet out-of-state demand

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With the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade, Minnesota will be one of the states where abortion remains legally protected. But legal doesn't necessarily mean accessible, advocates warn.

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Now that Roe is gone, a process that allows minors to get an abortion could disappear

The process of judicial bypass that lets minors seek an abortion without telling their parents may disappear if the Supreme Court overturns the Roe v Wade decision.

Now that Roe is gone, a process that allows minors to get an abortion could disappear

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A group photo of the justices at the Supreme Court in Washington on April 23, 2021. Seated from left: Samuel Alito, Clarence Thomas, John Roberts, Stephen Breyer and Sonia Sotomayor. Standing from left: Brett Kavanaugh, Elena Kagan, Neil Gorsuch and Amy Coney Barrett. Erin Schaff /AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The Supreme Court's majority and dissent opinions on Dobbs reveal a massive schism

"The Constitution does not confer a right to abortion," Justice Samuel Alito wrote for the majority. The court's liberals warn that other rights could now be vulnerable.

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