The confluence of aggressive attitudes and a highly contagious virus has prompted concerns in some states that lackluster vaccination of people in the country without legal permission will short-circuit efforts to achieve herd immunity for the broader community.
By Sarah Varney, Kaiser Health News
In January, President Joe Biden signed an executive order to open up the federal health insurance marketplace for three months as of Feb. 15 so uninsured people can buy a plan and those who want to change their marketplace coverage…
By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News
As millions of Americans struggle to recover from COVID and millions more scramble for the protection offered by vaccines, U.S. health officials may be overlooking an unsettling subgroup of survivors: those who get infected more than once.
By JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News
Tribes across the U.S. have turned to social media and the internet as leaders worry about COVID-19’s threat to their culture and elders.
By Sara Reardon, Kaiser Health News
By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News
Seniors with family members or friends to help them are getting vaccine appointments, even if it takes days to secure them. Those without reliable social supports are missing out.
By Bernard J. Wolfson, Kaiser Health News
Balancing vaccinations with testing and other COVID-related tasks is a significant challenge for public health officials across California and the nation, because those functions draw on many of the same resources.
By Fred Schulte, Kaiser Health News
The list of some 200 Trump pardons or commutations, most issued as he vacated the White House this week, included at least seven doctors or health care entrepreneurs who ran discredited health care enterprises, from nursing homes to pain clinics.
By Hannah Recht, Lauren Weber, Kaiser Health News
In 16 states that have released data by race, white residents are being vaccinated at significantly higher rates than Black residents, according to a new Kaiser Health News analysis — in many cases two to three times higher.
By Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News
Health experts say the best hope for ending the pandemic isn’t to choose between masks, physical distancing and vaccines, but to combine them.
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