Public Health

Coronavirus Roundup: HHS Abandons Santa Claus Plan; Morale is Low at CDC and HHS

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Coronavirus Roundup: Trump and Biden Clash Over Pandemic in Last Debate; FDA Approves First Coronavirus Treatment

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Coronavirus Roundup: Critical FDA Meeting Today; Fauci On Mistrust of Government

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The Vaccine News That Really Matters

Soon COVID-19 vaccine makers will release early data from large clinical trials, and the results could be ambiguous.

Coronavirus Roundup: GAO to Review Scientific Integrity at FDA and CDC; Trump Takes Aim at Fauci

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Who Decides When Vaccine Studies Are Done? Internal Documents Show Fauci Plays a Key Role.

Dr. Anthony Fauci will see data from government-funded vaccine trials before the FDA does. One caveat: Pfizer’s study, which is ahead of the others, isn’t included in his purview.

Coronavirus Roundup: Report Finds Agency Websites ‘Missing the Mark’ on COVID Communications

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Trump Administration Develops Governmentwide Office Reopening Guidelines, With Contractor Help

Masks, distancing and sensors to track employee movement are all part of GSA’s non-binding coronavirus recommendations.

Resilience Is Local, But Feds Can Help

In strengthening government’s response to COVID-19, nothing matters unless it matters at the community level.

Analysis: Is the Trump Administration Eroding Trust in the FDA?

Experts worry that politically-motivated acts by the Trump administration will undermine Covid-19 therapies.

Feds Will Pay 4.9% More Toward Health Care Premiums Next Year

The Office of Personnel Management said Wednesday that it has revamped its online plan comparison tool and encouraged greater transparency from insurance carriers to tamp down on surprise billing.

How a Bizarre Claim About Masks Has Lived on for Months

Why the wrong idea that wearing a mask can harm your health has lived on through multiple debunkings.

Coronavirus Roundup: CDC has ‘Limited Role’ in White House Contact Tracing; White House Employees at Risk

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Coronavirus Roundup: More Top Officials Test Positive or Go Into Quarantine; HHS Whistleblower Resigns

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Joint Chiefs In Isolation After Coast Guard Vice Commandant Tests Positive For COVID

But multiple officials suggested that they could return to the Pentagon this week.