Scientists may have to wait many years to find out whether Aduhelm is actually effective because the drug was approved using FDA's accelerated pathway.
China has great scientists, but they work for an authoritarian government where politics always comes first, making it dangerous to reveal something that makes China look bad.
Many of the new types of telemedicine being promoted by start-ups more clearly benefit providers’ and investors’ pockets, rather than yielding more high-quality and cost-effective medicine for patients.
After 9/11, the United States rapidly shifted resources to create a massive infrastructure to ferret out and combat terrorism while forgetting that terrorism of nature can be equally deadly.
The Biden administration’s much-needed national strategy to end the covid-19 pandemic includes plans to remedy the chaotic vaccination effort with “more people, more places, more supply.”
There are already signs that distribution of the COVID vaccines will be messy, confusing and chaotic.
The nation's top infectious disease expert says he's reluctant to support a national mask mandate because that would mean that authorities would have to enforce it and that would be difficult to do.
Given the prevailing business-centric model of American drug pricing, a COVID-19 vaccine could be budget breaking, perhaps making it unavailable to many.