There have been 85 million tests administered, and congressional mandates require insurers to pay the full cost of testing, no matter how much hospitals or labs bill.
A handful of the dozens of experimental COVID-19 vaccines in human testing have reached the last and biggest hurdle — looking for the needed proof that they really work as a U.S. advisory panel suggested Tuesday a way to ration the first limited doses once a vaccine wins approval.
You’ve been stuck at home — or in your backyard — eating takeout for months now, so the idea of sitting with friends sipping wine and devouring a plate of pasta sounds, well, fantastical. Across the country, restaurants have reopened, but in the era of COVID-19, just because something is open for business, doesn’t necessarily mean it’s...
Dr. Matt Dougherty isn’t waiting for his pediatric asthma patients or their parents to call him in a panic, frightened that a sudden cough or wheeze is due to the novel coronavirus. He’s reaching out to them, virtually, via telemedicine.
Ninety percent of the federal personal protective equipment stockpile had been depleted as the Health and Human Services Department made its “final shipments” of N95 respirators, surgical and face masks, face shields, gowns and gloves, according to new documents released Wednesday by the House Oversight Committee.
The extent to which homemade masks are effective in preventing the spread of the novel coronavirus is unclear, doctors on an infectious diseases panel within the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine told the White House in a letter dated Wednesday.