The Daily Northwestern

Shirola: The U.S. government must ensure open access to ketamine infusions

Wesley Shirola, Columnist

October 3, 2019

This is the third column in “Failed Policy,” a series examining the history of drugs and drug policy in the United States since its founding. Ketamine, which is a drug most commonly used to induce and maintain anesthes...

Bian: Not vaccinating your child should be illegal

Andrea Bian, Assistant Opinion Editor

February 28, 2019

In 2000, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention declared measles to be eliminated in the United States. By 2014, the U.S. saw 667 cases of measles, and has already seen 159 cases in 2019 as of Feb. 21. The debate around...

Evanston officials respond to discovery of three Zika cases in Illinois

Cydney Hayes, Reporter

February 11, 2016

After three cases of Zika virus have been recorded this year in Illinois, Evanston officials said residents need not worry about contracting the disease in the city. Two of the three infected Illinois residents are pregnant...