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By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar sounded an optimistic note as distribution of the Pfizer and Modern vaccines are being ramped up across the United States this week.
By Associated Press
Officials said health care workers along with nursing home residents will be first in line for vaccination, with others to follow in the coming weeks and months.
Azar said his department will provide briefings with Biden’s team to ensure they’re getting information that they feel they need that is consistent with the law and past practice.
When the Trump administration gave a well-connected Republican donor seed money to test a possible COVID-19-fighting blood plasma technology, it noted the company’s “manufacturing facilities” in Charleston, South Carolina. Instead, the company exists within the luxury condo of its majority…
By Richard Lardner, Jason Dearen, Associated Press
By Candice Norwood
In the complaint filed Tuesday, Dr. Rick Bright cites “his efforts to prioritize science and safety over political expediency” as reasons for his ousting.
Americans spend more on prescription drugs than any other country in the world: about $1,200 per person every year. One in four say the cost is problematic, and some say they haven’t taken their medicine as directed as a result.
Democrats complained that Seema Verma has steered taxpayer money to political allies at the same time her agency slashed the ad budget for the Affordable Care Act, hindering enrollment.
By Elliot Spagat, Associated Press
The Trump administration says it would require extraordinary effort to reunite what may be thousands of migrant children who have been separated from their parents and, even if it could, the children would likely be emotionally harmed.
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Deb Riechmann, Associated Press
Under a proposal announced by the Department of Health and Human Services, payment for certain drugs administered in doctors' offices would shift to a level based on international prices.
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