The CDC’s preliminary plan puts health workers and the medically vulnerable first in line for a COVID-19 vaccine. But limited supplies could leave out many other important groups—including Blacks and Latinos, or essential workers. A weighted lottery offers another…
In the great debate about school reopening, questions swirl around whether kids can spread the virus to their caregivers.
Governors, researchers, and others have decried the abrupt change in US government COVID-19 data collection and sharing that’s injected confusion into an already-faltering national response.
The US should spend $75 billion to fix its COVID-19 testing debacle, STAT reports, citing the verdict of a bipartisan panel of
The Trump administration has ordered a major change in COVID-19 data collection, instructing hospitals to bypass the CDC and send patient information to the Department of Health and Human Services,
The CDC’s culture of avoiding politics—and its physical location in Atlanta—have left the organization unprepared for the recent onslaught of attacks from Washington.
Too many governments are “headed in the wrong direction” in their response to the pandemic, the WHO warned yesterday as the world’s cases hit a record daily high of 230,000. Nearly 80% of the latest cases are in 10 countries; half of those cases are in the US and…
Patchwork recordkeeping has hampered the US response to COVID-19’s disproportionate toll on communities of color.
As debate around reopening schools reaches a crescendo, US President Trump has doubled down on his commitment to reopening—even as daily US cases reach new highs,
Evidence is mounting that tiny, infectious COVID-19 droplets linger in the air longer than once thought, according to a group of scientists urging the WHO to update its guidance, The Washington Post reports.