Betsy McKay

Senior Writer, The Wall Street Journal. I write about global public health.

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Cases of Rare Neurological Condition Rise in U.S.
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Cases of Rare Neurological Condition Rise in U.S.
October, 16 2018
Youth Vaping Has Soared in 2018, New Data Show
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Youth Vaping Has Soared in 2018, New Data Show
September, 21 2018
Cocaine, Meth, Opioids All Fuel Rise in Drug-Overdose Deaths
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Cocaine, Meth, Opioids All Fuel Rise in Drug-Overdose Deaths
September, 20 2018
Extreme Poverty Concentrates in Sub-Saharan Africa
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Extreme Poverty Concentrates in Sub-Saharan Africa
September, 18 2018
Sick Emirates Passengers Test Positive For Common Viruses
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Sick Emirates Passengers Test Positive For Common Viruses
September, 6 2018
Zika’s Long-Term Toll Is Heavy for Children
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Zika’s Long-Term Toll Is Heavy for Children
August, 7 2018
Vaping Doesn’t Often Help Smokers Quit, New Study Finds
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Vaping Doesn’t Often Help Smokers Quit, New Study Finds
July, 9 2018
In Vermont, Pure Outrage Over Pure Syrup
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In Vermont, Pure Outrage Over Pure Syrup
June, 26 2018
New CDC Director Targets Opioids, Suicide and Pandemics
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New CDC Director Targets Opioids, Suicide and Pandemics
June, 25 2018
Prophylactic Antibiotic Use Could Reduce Childhood Death Rate
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Prophylactic Antibiotic Use Could Reduce Childhood Death Rate
April, 25 2018
New CDC Chief Resigned From Four Entities to Comply With Ethics Rules
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New CDC Chief Resigned From Four Entities to Comply With Ethics Rules
April, 17 2018
How Death Strikes Around the U.S.
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How Death Strikes Around the U.S.
April, 10 2018
Ebola Funds Pledged for Recovery Are Slow to Come
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Ebola Funds Pledged for Recovery Are Slow to Come
March, 20 2018
Slowdown in HIV/AIDS Progress Puts Focus on Young Women
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Slowdown in HIV/AIDS Progress Puts Focus on Young Women
March, 16 2018
Common ‘Superbug’ Found to Disguise Resistance to Potent Antibiotic
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Common ‘Superbug’ Found to Disguise Resistance to Potent Antibiotic
March, 6 2018
Flu Epidemic Appears to Have Peaked
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Flu Epidemic Appears to Have Peaked
February, 23 2018
How the Flu Can Turn Deadly: Q&A
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How the Flu Can Turn Deadly: Q&A
February, 9 2018
The Deadly Flu No One Saw Coming
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The Deadly Flu No One Saw Coming
February, 9 2018
Flu Epidemic Shows Few Signs of Easing
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Flu Epidemic Shows Few Signs of Easing
February, 2 2018
Ice Dancing Has a Problem: Not Enough Men
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Ice Dancing Has a Problem: Not Enough Men
February, 2 2018
CDC Director Quits After Report She Bought Tobacco Stocks
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CDC Director Quits After Report She Bought Tobacco Stocks
February, 1 2018
IQOS Cigarette Alternative Suffers a Blow at FDA Panel
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IQOS Cigarette Alternative Suffers a Blow at FDA Panel
January, 26 2018
Big Tobacco Has a Lot Riding on FDA’s Stance Toward IQOS, the Latest Cigarette Alternative
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Big Tobacco Has a Lot Riding on FDA’s Stance Toward IQOS, the Latest Cigarette Alternative
January, 25 2018
Flu Season Continues to Worsen
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Flu Season Continues to Worsen
January, 22 2018
CDC to Scale Back Work in Dozens of Foreign Countries Amid Funding Worries
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CDC to Scale Back Work in Dozens of Foreign Countries Amid Funding Worries
January, 19 2018
This Flu Season Is Severe, and Far From Over
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This Flu Season Is Severe, and Far From Over
January, 12 2018
Safety Fears Threaten Global Dengue Vaccine Effort
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Safety Fears Threaten Global Dengue Vaccine Effort
January, 8 2018
Finally, a Use for That Leftover Holiday Fruitcake: Exercise Fuel
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Finally, a Use for That Leftover Holiday Fruitcake: Exercise Fuel
December, 28 2017
Nearly Half of U.S. Adults Have High Blood Pressure Under New Guidelines
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Nearly Half of U.S. Adults Have High Blood Pressure Under New Guidelines
November, 13 2017
Genetic Mutation Made Zika Virus More Dangerous, Study Says
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Genetic Mutation Made Zika Virus More Dangerous, Study Says
September, 28 2017
Puerto Rico Rushes to Patch Up Health-Care System Ravaged by Hurricane Maria
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Puerto Rico Rushes to Patch Up Health-Care System Ravaged by Hurricane Maria
September, 27 2017
Former CDC Director Frieden Takes Aim at Heart Disease, Epidemics
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Former CDC Director Frieden Takes Aim at Heart Disease, Epidemics
September, 12 2017
The Quest to Modernize Snakebite Medicine
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The Quest to Modernize Snakebite Medicine
August, 25 2017
Rural America’s Childbirth Crisis: The Fight to Save Whitney Brown
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Rural America’s Childbirth Crisis: The Fight to Save Whitney Brown
August, 11 2017
New CDC Chief Lays Out Priorities as Agency Faces Cuts
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New CDC Chief Lays Out Priorities as Agency Faces Cuts
July, 16 2017
Georgia Health Commissioner Named Head of the CDC
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Georgia Health Commissioner Named Head of the CDC
July, 7 2017
Opioid Prescription Rate in U.S. Declines, But CDC Says It Remains Elevated
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Opioid Prescription Rate in U.S. Declines, But CDC Says It Remains Elevated
July, 6 2017
次のパンデミック、感染源はコウモリか
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次のパンデミック、感染源はコウモリか
June, 22 2017
Predicting the Next Pandemic
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Predicting the Next Pandemic
June, 21 2017
Authorities Holding Off Deployment of Experimental Ebola Vaccine in Congo
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Authorities Holding Off Deployment of Experimental Ebola Vaccine in Congo
June, 1 2017
Are We Now Ready for Ebola?
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Are We Now Ready for Ebola?
May, 26 2017
WHO Elects Former Ethiopian Official as New Director-General
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WHO Elects Former Ethiopian Official as New Director-General
May, 23 2017
米都市部で進む「地産地消」 新技術が後押し
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米都市部で進む「地産地消」 新技術が後押し
May, 16 2017
A Farm Grows in the City
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A Farm Grows in the City
May, 15 2017
CDC Finds Bacteria for Legionnaires’ in Cooling Towers Across U.S.
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CDC Finds Bacteria for Legionnaires’ in Cooling Towers Across U.S.
May, 3 2017
This CEO Counts Lives Saved as the Bottom Line
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This CEO Counts Lives Saved as the Bottom Line
April, 18 2017
Experimental Zika Vaccine Shows Promising Early Results
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Experimental Zika Vaccine Shows Promising Early Results
March, 31 2017
Death Rates Rise for Wide Swath of White Adults, Study Finds
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Death Rates Rise for Wide Swath of White Adults, Study Finds
March, 23 2017
Whites’ Mortality Rate Worse Than Thought, Study Finds
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Whites’ Mortality Rate Worse Than Thought, Study Finds
March, 23 2017
Zika Linked to Heart Problems
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Zika Linked to Heart Problems
March, 9 2017
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Betsy McKay is a writer who has produced content for online.wsj.com, wsj.com, and jp.wsj.com
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Zika Virus, Disease Control, Public Health, World Health, Health Officials, Health Organization, Ebola Virus, Pregnant Women, Birth Defects, West Africa
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