Oxfam America study ranks Washington best state — based on worker protections, healthcare and unemployment during COVID pandemic
The safety net providers that take all patients regardless of ability to pay have sustained enormous financial losses during the COVID-19 crisis.
FDA’s repeated departure from standards and long-tested and proved procedures will soon translate into a poorly considered authorization of COVID-19 vaccines.
In a 5-4 ruling, the court said a law requiring doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital is unconstitutional.
A U.S. National Academy of Sciences panel have identified seven numbers decision-makers should follow to guide their response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 has done what no president or reformer could have: It forced sudden major changes to the nation’s health system that are unlikely to be reversed.
Reliance on science and centralized messaging helped the response,. Confused, mixed messages, coupled with distrust of scientific experts, let the virus spread.
Because the public health system mostly operates in the background, it rarely gets the attention or funding it deserves ― until there’s a crisis.
Most say they could continue to obey such stay-at-home orders for a another month or longer.
In the Northwest, where anti-government militia groups have long had a presence, states have largely ignored those who are openly defying stay-at-home orders.
Governors are taking aggressive action in their states in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, each is tailoring the response to the unique needs of their state.
“We are going to have to review our budget, there’s no question about it,” said Sen. Christine Rolfes, chair of the Washington Senate Ways and Means Committee.
There isn’t enough evidence that decades-old anti-malarial drugs work for the treatment or prevention of coronavirus, but here’s what we do know so far.
A high-ranking federal official in late February warned that the U.S. needed to plan for not having enough personal protective equipment for medical workers