The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention plan to ease COVID restrictions for schools. The agency will likely deemphasize its focus on 6 feet of social distancing. (U.S. News & World Report)

Senators have introduced a  bill to help people with disabilities access reproductive health care. Sen. Tammy Duckworth said the Reproductive Health Care Accessibility Act is necessary to “restore bodily autonomy” to people with disabilities. (NBC News)

Two days after its first monkeypox infection, India reported the number of cases in the country has jumped to 9. The cases are split between India’s capital and its southern state, according to media reports. (Fox News)

Some technicians at Labcorp and Quest Diagnostics have refused to take blood from possible monkeypox patients. The report coincides with a rise in public concern about stigma and testing delays. (CNN)

Amgen will purchase ChemoCentryx for $4 billion. The deal nets Amgen a newly approved medicine that treats patients with a serious autoimmune condition. (STAT)