Covid-19Two School Districts Had Different Mask Policies. Only One Had a Teacher on a Ventilator.
Eleven states let school districts decide whether students and staff must wear masks. One Georgia middle school where masks were...
Covid-19States' Face-Covering Mandates Leave Gaps in Protection
Many public health experts wonder whether it's time to move beyond the anything-goes approach toward more standardization and higher-quality masks.
Covid-19How Escalating COVID Cases Forced One State to Change Its Masking Strategy
While Montana's public mask mandate has been in place since July, enforcement had been left to local governments that largely...
Covid-19They Work in Several Nursing Homes to Eke Out a Living, Possibly Spreading the Virus
Data showed a lot of nursing home workers are working at more than one facility, and findings suggest that staffers...
Covid-19How Your Brain Tricks You Into Taking Risks During the Pandemic
Experts who study the way we think and make decisions say that it can be more than politics driving our...
Covid-19Why State Mask Stockpiling Orders Are Hurting Nursing Homes, Small Providers
Larger hospitals and other providers are stockpiling what they can even while others struggle.
FinanceGrenades, Bread and Body Bags: How Illinois Has Spent $1.6 Billion in Response to COVID-19 So Far
Fighting?and adapting to?the coronavirus in Illinois has been costly. So far, state agencies have spent more than $1.6 billion in...
Covid-19Making Money Off Masks, COVID-Spawned Chain Store Aims to Become Obsolete
The owners of COVID-19 Essentials are betting that Americans are willing to put their money where their mouth is.
Covid-19OSHA Issues Temporary Guidance on PAPR Enforcement
OSHA instructed compliance safety and health officers to exercise discretion in response to ongoing respirator shortages during the pandemic.
StrategyA Hospital Chain Said Our Article Was Inaccurate. It's Not.
Prospect Medical, whose facilities have repeatedly been found to pose threats to patients, is claiming ProPublica "ignored" its side ?...
Covid-19Young Doctor Succumbs to COVID, One of the South's Many Health Workers Lost
Adeline Fagan, MD, tested positive for the coronavirus in early July and died Sept. 19, after spending over two months...
Covid-19Wear a Mask. If Only It Were That Simple.
Scientists are warning of a larger wave of infection this winter. They agree the simplest, easiest way to fight that...