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Can people take a livestock drug to treat a deadly virus?

Demand has surged for ivermectin, a drug widely given to horses and cows to treat worms and other parasitic infections, as a...

What’s next for Afghanistan?

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign political science professor Nicholas Grossman is the author of “Drones and Terrorism: Asymmetric Warfare and the Threat to Global Security”...

What impact do the Olympics and mass-sporting events have on public health?

Mikihiro Sato is a professor of recreation, sport and tourism at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign whose research focuses...

Should the government implement a vaccine passport system?

Jacob S. Sherkow is a professor of law and an affiliate of the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology at the University...

What are the implications of the recent Supreme Court public school speech case?

The U.S. Supreme Court case Mahanoy Area School District v. B.L. was framed as a major test of the social media free-speech...

How can the world prevent emerging infectious diseases, protect food security?

According to a new report co-written by Illinois Natural History Survey postdoctoral researcher Valeria Trivellone, climate change, poverty, urbanization, land-use change and the exploitation of...

Where have all the entry-level professional jobs gone?

Various economic and political forces are steering some young people away from studying for degrees in disciplines such as science, law and...

How do July 4 celebrations affect wildlife?

Celebrating the nation’s Independence Day with fireworks is an enduring tradition, but fireworks can be a source of distress and danger to...

Are generous unemployment benefits to blame for worker shortages?

With the COVID-19 pandemic waning, worker shortages at restaurants, retail stores and hotels have slowed the recovery of some sectors of the...

Are the ultrawealthy breaking the law in avoiding taxes?

Reporting from ProPublica put the spotlight on the ultrawealthy’s stealthy ability to avoid taxation on their vast fortunes. Richard L. Kaplanis the Guy Raymond...

Are we experiencing another unaccompanied child ‘crisis’ at the southern US border?

The surge of migrant children seeking refuge at the southern U.S. border has embroiled the previous three presidential administrations. Lauren R. Aronson, an...

Why do we need a health care equity law?

On April 27, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed House Bill 158, a health care equity bill sponsored by the Illinois Legislative Black...

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