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A fast-track review of a lawsuit that threatens the Affordable Care Act was rejected Tuesday by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Fast-Track Review of ACA Lawsuit Rejected by U.S. Supreme Court

Decision means it is highly unlikely that they would decide the case before the 2020 election
The leader of a Chinese government team of experts announced Monday that human-to-human transmission of a new coronavirus has been confirmed

Human-to-Human Transmission of Chinese Coronavirus Confirmed

Two people in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong caught the virus from family members
Data from activity and physiological trackers may improve prediction of influenza-like illness

Wearable Device Data May Help Predict Flu-Like Illness Patterns

Fitbit data significantly improved prediction of influenza-like illness in top five states with most users
The American College of Physicians says the U.S. health care system "is ill and needs a bold new prescription" that includes coverage for all Americans and lower costs.

ACP: Medicare for All Needed to Fix ‘Ill’ U.S. Health Care System

American College of Physicians has endorsed two proposals being discussed by Democratic presidential candidates
The first U.S. case of a new coronavirus illness that originated in central China has been identified in a patient in Washington State

First U.S. Patient With Coronavirus ID’d in Washington State

Patient is being quarantined 'out of an abundance of precaution … not because there is severe illness'
Clinical and laboratory characteristics of acute flaccid myelitis cases differ in peak and nonpeak years

Acute Flaccid Myelitis Features Differ in Peak, Nonpeak Years

Patients with AFM onset in peak years are younger, more often positive for enterovirus, rhinovirus RNA
The outpatient antibiotic prescribing rate for children was 1

Level of Antibiotic Prescribing High for Children in Tennessee

Nearly 25 percent of overall, broad-spectrum antibiotic prescriptions written by 1.7 percent of providers
Chinese officials have reported a second death from a new coronavirus responsible for an outbreak of pneumonia in the city of Wuhan

Second Death From New Coronavirus Reported in China

CDC now screening travelers to the United States on direct or connecting flights from Wuhan
About 170 visitors and employees at Yosemite National Park have been hit by gastrointestinal illness

Stomach Virus Strikes 170 Yosemite Visitors, Staff

Two cases confirmed as norovirus, and most of the others are consistent with the virus
The Affordable Care Act has reduced disparities in access to health care among black

ACA Tied to Narrowing of Disparities in Access to Care

Nationwide improvements in insurance coverage and access to care seen, even in nonexpansion states