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...
StrategyWhat Biden Can Do to Combat COVID Right Now
Until the formal transition begins, there are critical ? and usually routine ? things the incoming Biden officials cannot do.
Covid-19Stay Home! AHA, AMA, ANA, CDC Urge Americans to Scale Back Thanksgiving Gatherings
As coronavirus pandemic numbers reach new highs, public health officials and provider association ask the public to "celebrate responsibly."
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.
InnovationPeople Proving to Be Weakest Link for Apps Tracking COVID Exposure
The problem starts with downloads. The system works only if a lot of people buy into it, but people will...
StrategyAtlantic Health System CEO: 'This is All-Hands-on-Deck'
Brian Gragnolati shares how the health system is handling COVID cases through a combination of predictive modeling, in-hospital and at-home...
Clinical CarePush Is On in US to Figure Out South Asians' High Heart Risks
South Asians account for 60% of all heart disease cases, even though ? at 2 billion people ? they make...
Covid-19Healthcare Groups Concerned for COVID Response Amid Halted Presidential Transition
Leaders of numerous health organizations have voiced their concerns about how the delay in transition will impact the nation's public...
Covid-19Public Health Programs See Surge in Students Amid Pandemic
As state and local public health departments struggle with unprecedented challenges a new generation is entering the field.
Covid-19Homeless Shelters Grapple With COVID Safety as Cold Creeps In
This year, the coronavirus has forced homeless shelters to limit the number of beds they can offer.
Covid-19Most States Aren't Ready to Distribute the Leading COVID-19 Vaccine
A review of state distribution plans reveals that officials don?t know how they'll deal with the difficult storage and transport...
StrategyCalifornia Stands to Lose Big if SCOTUS Cancels Obamacare
The state enthusiastically embraced Obamacare, and it gets more money than any other state under the law.