| By Brenda W. Lerner, RN, ALB | An epidemic of Monkeypox is currently gathering steam throughout the world, leading some people to wonder if this is a situation of “here we go again,” but scientists say the likelihood of another pandemic with monkeypox as the cause is very low. Monkeypox is endemic (occurring naturally … Read more

Polio Strikes Back: A Look at a Once-Defeated Foe in Gale Case Studies

| By Rebecca Parks | On July 21, 2022, health professionals in New York made the discovery that a man in Rockland County, near New York City, had contracted polio. The discovery was startling because there had not been a diagnosed case of polio in the United States since 2013, and there hadn’t been a … Read more