Covid-19Lack of Antigen Test Reporting Leaves Country 'Blind to the Pandemic'
Relying on patchy data on COVID testing carries enormous consequences as officials decide whether to reopen schools and businesses.
FinanceFitch says CARES Act Paybacks Won't Be a Problem for Nonprofit Hospitals
The bond rater said the repayments would only be problematic for hospitals "if there is a significant rise in infections...
Clinical CareCOVID Exodus Fills Vacation Towns With New Medical Pressures
Traditional vacation destinations have seen a major influx of affluent people relocating to wait out the pandemic.
Covid-19Opinion: America Is About to Lose Its 200,000th Life to Coronavirus. How Many More Have to Die?
As another grim milestone approaches, here are the lessons officials ignored and what the country needs to do to prevent...
Covid-19'Terrible Role-Modeling': California Lawmakers Flout Pandemic Etiquette
As the end-of-session frenzy gripped California lawmakers in late August, pandemic no-nos spiked.
Covid-19New Research Shows Disproportionate Rate of Coronavirus Deaths in Polluted Areas
The type of pollution emitted by many chemical plants in Louisiana's industrial corridor is correlated with increased coronavirus deaths, according...
Covid-19Most Adults Wary of Taking Any Vaccine Approved Before the Election
Six of 10 adults said they were worried the FDA will rush to allow a vaccine because of political pressure.
NursingHospitals, Nursing Homes Fail to Separate COVID Patients, Putting Others at Risk
A KHN investigation found that dozens of nursing homes and hospitals ignored official guidelines to separate COVID patients from those...
Covid-19A Flu Season Primer: Coronavirus Pandemic Raises the Stakes
How will the coronavirus affect the seasonal influenza, and vice-versa? What do we know about the combined effects of COVID-19...
Clinical CareWith Schools Starting Online, Vaccinations Head for Recess
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in steep declines in vaccinations.
StrategyHealthcare Sector Created 75K New Jobs in August
Most of the jobs came in the ambulatory sector, which had been all but shuttered this spring because of the...
Covid-19Health Officials Worry Nation's Not Ready for COVID-19 Vaccine
Health departments that have been underfunded for decades say they currently lack the staff, money and tools to educate people...