Rachana’s Recent Stories
Health Nov 24Why you can’t find cheap at-home COVID tests
You probably won’t be testing everyone at your Thanksgiving table for COVID because the tests are expensive and hard to find. Why? The federal government is partly to blame.
Health Sep 01Schools are leaving hard COVID choices up to parents and staff
Back-to-school season has fueled immediate COVID outbreaks. Instead of beefing up protections, some districts are letting students go without masks, physical distancing and quarantines.
Health May 21Stark racial disparities persist in vaccinations, state-level CDC data shows
Black Americans’ vaccination rates still trail all other groups, while Hispanics show improvement.
Health Feb 26Labs can’t tell you if you have a COVID variant, a problem for tracking and prevention
As experts race to get an approved test for COVID variants, officials are severely restricted from sharing information about the cases. That makes it harder to protect others.