Articles by

Maryn McKenna

Roe Is Overturned After 49 Years. It Revolutionized Life for Women

The Supreme Court today overturned the legal right to abortion in the United States, returning the ability...

Covid Shots for Little Kids Are Here. Now for the Hardest Part

In some pediatric practices, shots are already going into arms. Children’s Medical Group, a private practice in...

When Covid Came for Provincetown

“At that point I started texting everyone I’d come in contact with over the week,” he says....

The Post-Roe Battleground for Abortion Pills Will Be Your Mailbox

Historically, a state’s legal code has been assumed to stop at its borders. And for the most...

Ticks Are Spreading in the US—and Taking New Diseases With Them

A disease that is so rare in the United States that it is recognized in only about...

When the Next Covid Wave Breaks, the US Won’t Be Able to Spot It

Lines on charts can tell you something about the state of the Covid pandemic in the United...

A Brutal Wave of Bird Flu Spotlights the Need for a Poultry Vaccine

As of last week, the fast-moving pathogen had been found in poultry and adjacent species 182 times...

The Danger of Russia’s Lies About Bioweapons in Ukraine

Since the invasion of Ukraine began a month ago, representatives of Russia have unleashed an avalanche of...