Kaiser Health News
A KHN investigation has found at least 26 states pushed through laws that permanently weaken government authority to protect public health.
Shortages, little competition and sticky high prices mean routine rapid testing remains out of reach for most Americans, even if prices drop 35%.
Gov. Gavin Newsom’s COVID-19 rules have been a lightning rod in California’s recall election.
But there’s a lot more at stake for Californians’ health care than mask and vaccine mandates.
With vaccine mandates in the offing, opponents turn to the claim that vaccination interferes with religious beliefs.
Rural hospitals in areas of the U.S. where vaccination rates are already low are avoiding vaccine mandates for staff in order to attract workers.
Consumers’ options have expanded with more hearing devices entering the market and alternative ways to get them and at lower prices.
The rollout would begin the week of Sept. 20 for U.S. residents 18 and older who received their second shot of the Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines at least eight months previously.
Two studies on children used N95 masks, which are more sophisticated than the masks most schoolchildren will use, but even these found no significant effect on breathing.
A federal program compensates people experiencing vaccine injuries, but not injuries from COVID vaccines — not yet, anyway.