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Sophie Novack

Sophie Novack

Sophie Novack is a health care reporter at National Journal. She was previously a Fellow for National Journal's Presentation Center, creating data visualizations and graphical representations of news. Sophie is originally from New York City, and graduated from Dartmouth College with a degree in Creative Writing and International Studies.
Sophie Novack is a health care reporter at National Journal. She was previously a Fellow for National Journal's Presentation Center, creating data visualizations and graphical representations of news. Sophie is originally from New York City, and graduated from Dartmouth College with a degree in Creative Writing and International Studies.
Management

Obamacare Nears Enrollment Coverage Goal

More than 9.5 million people have signed up for insurance.

Defense

Why It's Too Early to Forget About Ebola

The Ebola outbreak is far from over in West Africa. Pay attention, America.

Oversight

Is Ebola Funding One Thing the White House and Congress Can Agree On?

With a new $6 billion request to Congress, the administration sure hopes so.

Defense

Report: Many of America's Ebola-Preparedness Supplies Have Expired

Assessment raises concerns about the ability of DHS to protect personnel in the event of an Ebola outbreak in the U.S.

Defense

Why the New Ebola Airport Screenings Won't Work

Tighter travel restrictions were announced Tuesday, but the power of these preventive measures is limited.

Management

Ebola Patient Has Died During a Crucial Week for Dallas

If Thomas Eric Duncan passed the virus onto anyone else, that would likely become evident this week.

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Management

White House to America: Calm Down About a Domestic Ebola Outbreak

Officials say that unlike the affected West African nations, the U.S. is equipped to handle a potential epidemic.

Management

The Ebola Plan Was in Place, So Why Did It Falter in Dallas?

CDC's plans are only as effective as the individual hospitals and doctors tasked with carrying them out.

Management

First Case of Ebola Has Been Diagnosed in the United States

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed a case in Dallas on Tuesday.

Defense

Obama: Stopping Ebola 'Must Be a Priority for the World'

The president, at a U.N. address Thursday, called on all countries to do more to fight the outbreak.

Management

More Than 100,000 Enrollees Are Likely to Lose Obamacare Coverage

Missing verification forms regarding immigration status could cause them to lose their insurance at the end of September.

Defense

U.S. Sending 3,000 Troops to Help Fight Ebola

Effort could cost as much as $750 million over the next six months.

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Pay & Benefits

Obamacare Subsidies Are Going Back to Court

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals will reconsider a ruling eliminating insurance subsidies in the majority of states.

Oversight

Four Reasons Why This Ebola Outbreak Is Different

Outbreak has spread to city centers, and is in an area where there is a distrust of Western medicine.

Management

A Court Ruling Just Blew A Huge Hole In Obamacare

The D.C. Circuit court upheld a challenge that seeks to eliminate insurance subsidies in 36 states.

Pay & Benefits

Abortion Funding for Peace Corps' Volunteers Advances With Republican Support

Bills eliminating the restriction passed in both House and Senate appropriations committees for the first time.