Blake Farmer, Nashville Public Radio March 31, 2021 Masks and physical distancing are proving to have major fringe benefits, keeping people from getting all kinds of illnesses — not just covid-19. But it’s unclear whether the protocols will be worth the pain in the long run.
Documents Show Trump Officials Skirted Rules to Reward Politically Connected and Untested Firms With Huge Pandemic Contracts
by J. David McSwane, Propublica This story was originally published by 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. Series: Coronavirus The U.S. Response to COVID-19 A top adviser to […]
US could save tens of thousands of lives and tens of billions of dollars with 3 weeks of strict COVID-19 measures
Anna Scherbina, Brandeis University
Phillip Reese March 16, 2021 For all of our grousing about covid fatigue, a few novel trends are clear one year into the pandemic. Use Our Content It can be republished for free.
Arthur Allen and Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News and Tarena Lofton March 12, 2021 The twists and turns of the American health system can sometimes leave people lost, confused and looking for answers. We’ve created a new video series — “Explained by KHN” — in which our correspondents […]
Louis Jacobson, PolitiFact March 11, 2021 Now that the coronavirus has been in the United States for roughly a year, new numbers are revealing the scale of covid-19’s impact on American health: Covid has become the country’s third-leading cause of death, and could be on its way […]
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 […]
Ana Maldonado-Contreras, University of Massachusetts Medical School You may not know it, but you have an army of microbes living inside of you that are essential for fighting off threats, including the virus that causes COVID-19.
By Bethany Blankley | The Center Square/February 10th, 2021 (The Center Square) – Freelancer workers are better prepared to weather the COVID-19 storm than non-freelancers, a new report commissioned by UpWork found. A company that uses technology to connect employers with employees worldwide, UpWork posts millions of jobs annually […]
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 […]