Nation May 11Migrant children held in mass shelters with little oversight
The Biden administration is holding tens of thousands of asylum-seeking children in an opaque network of some 200 facilities.
Health Apr 23FDA says N95 face masks should no longer be reused
Now U.S. manufacturers say they have vast surpluses for sale, and hospitals say they have three to 12 month stockpiles.
Nation Mar 05New documents expose depth of Jan. 6 Capitol attack
Hundreds of emails, texts, photos and documents show how a patchwork of law enforcement agencies tried to support Washington, D.C., as protesters poured into town on January 6.
Health Feb 16Hospitals still ration medical N95 masks as stockpiles swell
One year into the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of medical-grade N95 face masks are pouring out of American factories and heading into storage, yet doctors and nurses say there still aren’t enough to keep them safe.
Health Jul 10U.S. bets on small, untested company to deliver COVID-19 vaccine
When precious vats of COVID-19 vaccine are finally ready, the ability to jab the lifesaving solution into the arms of Americans will require hundreds of millions of injections.
Health May 12Counterfeit masks reaching frontline health workers in U.S.
The story of how one brand of counterfeits has infiltrated America’s supply chains illustrates how the lack of coordination amid massive shortages has plunged the country’s medical system into chaos.
Health Apr 10Nurses weigh their principles versus safety in virus fight
U.S. nurses are facing a fundamental question that pits their professional principles against their personal welfare: Did they sign up to become heroes? They became nurses to relieve suffering and to save lives, but the COVID-19 pandemic has raised the…
Health Mar 29Relief package billions can’t buy hospitals out of shortages
Experts say the problem isn’t a lack of money. It's that there aren't enough supplies to buy.
Health Mar 24Key medical glove factories cut staff 50% during outbreak
Malaysian glove factories, which supply majority of the world's gloves, are operating at half capacity to comply with new national rules aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus. Shortages already reported the U.S. are expected to worsen.
Health Mar 20Imports of medical supplies plummet as demand in U.S. soars
The materials are critical to containing the highly contagious coronavirus as emergency rooms and clinics brace for a surge.