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By Associated Press
The Department of Health and Human Services is seeking is a $1.6 billion increase in CDC funding as it continues to manage the pandemic and vaccination efforts.
By News Desk
The federal departments of health and housing have launched a joint project to provide coronavirus vaccines to the homeless and people living in low-income neighborhoods and subsidized housing.
The position Xavier Becerra fills is key position in the administration's coronavirus response and its ambitious push to lower drug costs, expand insurance coverage, and eliminate racial disparities in medical care.
A memo issued Friday by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services tells service providers to "temporarily increase capacity to full licensed capacity ... while implementing and adhering to strict COVID-19 mitigation measures."…
By Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press
Biden's Health and Human Services secretary nominee Xavier Becerra is expected to testify during a Senate confirmation hearing on Wednesday.
If confirmed by the Senate, Becerra will be the first Latino to head the Department of Health and Human Services.
By Jim Salter, Associated Press
Missouri's health department says the number of hospitalized patients has been underreported since Oct. 17. The note blames the the crash of the portal used by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
By Laura Santhanam
Health Secretary Alex Azar will meeting with Dr. Robert Redfield, who directs the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to update the public about progress in the nation's COVID-19 response and its pursuit of a vaccine.
A new report from the inspector general of the Department of Health and Human Services offers a snapshot of what hospitals are facing nationwide as the coronavirus spreads. A survey of more than 320 hospitals found week-long waits for COVID-19…
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