Pfizer’s RSV vaccine, given during pregnancy, is shown to protect infants from severe illness, new data found. Pfizer plans to apply for approval of the vaccine before year’s end, with the hope that the shot could be the first vaccine to help protect infants against RSV — respiratory syncytial virus — as soon as next winter. (The Washington Post)

A surge of overseas abortion pills has blunted the effects of state abortion bans. New data suggests that abortion has declined about 2% in the U.S. since the end of Roe, accounting for people who traveled across state lines or ordered pills online. (The New York Times)

Foxconn workers have fled China’s biggest iPhone factory over a recent COVID-19 outbreak. The exodus is putting a tremendous strain on Foxconn just before the key holiday shopping season begins and highlights how the country’s stringent zero-COVID policy is hurting international business. (CNN)

The World Health Organization said monkeypox remains a global health emergency. The WHO label, a “public health emergency of international concern,” is designed to trigger a coordinated international response and could unlock funding to collaborate on sharing vaccines and treatments. (Reuters)

The Iowa Department of Public Health has handed out thousands of free naloxone kits across the state. In 2021, there were 258 opioid-related deaths in Iowa, up from 213 in 2020 and 157 in 2019, according to the department. (Axios)