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Charles Horton, M.D.

Charles is WORLD's medical correspondent. He is a World Journalism Institute graduate and a physician. Charles resides near Pittsburgh with his wife and four children.

Articles by Charles Horton, M.D.
Fighting the parasite

Fighting the parasite

The first malaria vaccine goes to market, yet low efficacy raises questions

The jury on the effectiveness of students masking in schools is still out, while ventilation and filtering air have proven effective

More contagious variants of COVID-19 may push herd immunity out of reach, but vaccines remove the virus’s sting

Examining the questionable claims of an alternative medical organization


The political organization rose to prominence on its criticism of the COVID-19 vaccine

COVID-year medical research wasn’t as sluggish as it seemed, but some changes could have improved its effectiveness

Addressing concerns about mRNA vaccines, adverse reactions, and viral mutations

Vaccines are getting all the attention, but recovered COVID patients are also helping win the battle against COVID-19

Questions and answers on vaccines, cookouts, masking, and a slow return to normal after the coronavirus pandemic

COVID-19 has been a nightmare, but the pandemic has also resulted in a reduced flu season, expanded telemedicine, and the growth of RNA-based vaccines