Public Health

Americans Aren’t Getting the Advice They Need

As people start reopening their lives, they’re hearing little practical guidance about the dilemmas they encounter.

VA Says It's Providing a COVID-19 Test to Any Employee Who Asks. Employees Say That's Not True.

Employees were being denied tests as recently as Friday and a dozen workers said widespread testing is not available for staff.

Pressure for USPS Funding Ramps Up as Budget Outlook Worsens

Postal Service also clashes with local officials over how to protect workers.

Pentagon Sets New Rules for ‘Return to Normal Operations’ Worldwide

"We’ve got a ways to go," says official in charge of re-opening, but local commanders given authority to decide.

Coronavirus Roundup: Pentagon Outlines Return to Normal Operations; TSA Updates Screening Procedures

There's a lot to keep track of. Here’s today’s list of news updates and stories you may have missed.

‘How Could the CDC Make That Mistake?’

The government’s disease-fighting agency is conflating viral and antibody tests, compromising a few crucial metrics that governors depend on to reopen their economies. Pennsylvania, Georgia, Texas, and other states are doing the same.

COVID-19 Could Force a Rethink of America’s Safety Net

Will COVID-19 change the American social safety net? New research looks at history as a guide for how governments react to crises that expose inequality.

Coronavirus Roundup: IRS to Bring Back More Employees; Census Outlines Plan to Resume Field Operations

There's a lot to keep track of. Here’s today’s list of news updates and stories you may have missed.

Wedding Planner, Caterer, 'Brand Builder': Trump’s Food Aid Program Is Paying $100+ Million to Unlicensed Dealers

Contractors with no experience in food distribution are looking for suppliers on Facebook while some food banks scramble to find desperately needed deliveries.