CDC’s reversal on mask recommendations led to more disagreement between Republican and Democratic politicians over masks and other pandemic-related public health precautions.
When State Rep. Bill Kidd, from the Kansas City suburbs, revealed that he has been infected by the coronavirus, he wrote: “No, we didn’t get the vaccine . . . We’re Republicans”
Justices ruled that the suing states and the individual plaintiffs lacked “standing” to bring the case to court.
States with Republican governors saw more cases, more deaths.
Fed up with a lack of federal action , state legislators are pushing bills to penalize drugmakers for unjustified price hikes and to cap payment at much-lower Canadian levels.
Should he set up a shadow COVID effort, to compete with the Trump administration’s task force?
Republican say governors need legislative approval to shut down businesses, require mask-wearing or force residents to stay home to slow the spread of COVID-19.
A 2018 survey by US Election Assistance Commission found that 70% reported that it was “very difficult” or “somewhat difficult” to get enough poll workers.
Congress set aside trillions to combat COVID-19, but many communities with outbreaks have spent little on public health efforts like testing and contact tracing.