Sarah Varney, Kaiser Health News February 16, 2021 This story also ran on Daily Beast. It can be republished for free. In eastern Tennessee, doctors have seen firsthand how a hard-line immigration policy can affect the health and well-being of a community. In 2018, federal agents raided […]
Report accuses Cuomo of ignoring health officials’ input in planning New York’s response to COVID-19
By Steve Bittenbender | The Center Square/February 1st, 2021 (The Center Square) – The New York Times reported Monday that nine top high-level health officials have left New York state government in recent months, the result – the paper reports – of a schism between them and Gov. Andrew […]
Christina Jewett January 28, 2021 A dozen states are reporting drops of 25% or more in new covid-19 cases and more than 1,200 counties have seen the same, federal data released Wednesday shows. Experts say the plunge may relate to growing fear of the virus after it […]
About 700,000 parents with young kids left the workforce in 2020. For many, loss of child care was to blame.
Only about half of child care jobs lost at the start of the pandemic have returned, leading to a 144 percent increase in the number of parents who have missed work to care for children, according to new data analysis.
Laurie Archbald-Pannone, University of Virginia; Kathleen C. Brown, University of Tennessee; Ryan Huerto, University of Michigan; Sue Mattison, Drake University, and Thomas A. Russo, University at Buffalo Earlier this fall, many of the nation’s restaurants opened their doors to patrons to eat inside, especially as the weather turned […]
“Those of Us Who Don’t Die Are Going to Quit”: A Crush of Patients, Dwindling Supplies and the Nurse Who Lost Hope
by J. David McSwane/ProPublic This article was originally published in ProPublica ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. Nurse Kristen Cline was working a 12-hour shift in October at the Royal C. Johnson […]
Natural scientists have done their part by creating vaccines. To get people to take them, we need social science. By Jill Richardson | December 22, 2020 With the new COVID-19 vaccine available, Dr. Anthony Fauci says Americans can begin to achieve herd immunity by next summer. Herd immunity occurs when so many […]
Lauren Costantino, THE CITY This article was originally publishedon Dec 30 at 1:08pm ESTby THE CITY President Donald Trump’s stalled signing of the $900 billion pandemic stimulus bill Sunday came a day after two key pandemic unemployment aid programs expired under the CARES Act. The president’s delay spurred […]
Allison Dikanovic, THE CITY This article was originally publishedon Dec 28 at 8:37pm ESTby THE CITY The coming end of the year brings some promising news for tenants economically slammed by the pandemic: another shot at rent relief for tens of thousands and a deal to push the […]
By Bethany Blankley | The Center Square Dec 24, 2020 (The Center Square) – The $2.3 trillion omnibus bill passed by Congress includes $900 billion for additional coronavirus relief and is full of wasteful spending of taxpayer money on programs that have nothing to do with the coronavirus, numerous […]