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Politics Jan 15WATCH: Biden outlines national COVID-19 vaccination plans
Getting 100 million shots into Americans' arms in his first 100 days is only the beginning of his coronavirus plan, President-elect Joe Biden declared Friday.
Politics Jan 15Biden taps former FDA head David Kessler to lead COVID-19 vaccine effort
Dr. David Kessler, who will have the title of chief science officer of COVID response, headed the Food and Drug Administration in the 1990s under presidents of both political parties.
Politics Jan 14WATCH: Biden unveils sweeping coronavirus health and economic recovery plan
A coronavirus action plan being unveiled by President-elect Joe Biden centers on a mass vaccination campaign and closer coordination among all levels of government.
Health Jan 12WATCH: U.S. shifts to speed COVID-19 vaccinations; won’t hold back 2nd doses
Barely a month into a mass vaccination campaign to stop the COVID-19 pandemic, the Trump administration unexpectedly shifted gears Tuesday to speed the delivery of shots after a slow start.
Health Jan 08Biden to speed release of coronavirus vaccines
President-elect Joe Biden will be taking a new direction to speed release of coronavirus vaccines when he assumes office Jan. 20.
Politics Dec 23Trump plan to curb drug costs dealt setback in court
A late-term maneuver by President Donald Trump to use lower drug prices paid overseas to limit some of Medicare's costs suffered has a legal setback that appears likely to keep the policy from taking effect before the president leaves office.
Health Dec 23Pfizer to supply U.S. with additional 100 million vaccines doses
Pfizer and BioNTech will deliver at least 70 million additional doses by June 30, with the remaining 30 million to be delivered no later than July 31.
Politics Dec 21House panel alleges Trump officials attacked CDC reports about coronavirus spread
A House investigative panel says Trump administration political appointees tried to block or change government articles that detailed scientific findings about the spread of the coronavirus.
Health Dec 14Sign-up rush expected as ACA enrollment deadline approaches
A crush of sign-ups is expected Tuesday on the last day of open enrollment for HealthCare.gov. That could help solidify the standing of "Obamacare" as an improbable survivor in the Donald Trump years.
Politics Dec 10CDC official says she was ordered to delete an email suggesting attempted interference by Trump administration, probe finds
A senior manager with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has told congressional investigators she was ordered to delete an email suggesting attempted political interference by the Trump administration in coronavirus reports to the public.