Kaiser Health News
When it comes to health care, President Donald Trump has promised far more than he has delivered.
“All it really is, is a statement that he wants one or more of his departments to come up with a plan," said Joe Antos with the American Enterprise Institute.
A growing number of prominent health leaders fear that President Donald Trump will legally autorize a vaccine before election day, running roughshod over the usual regulatory process.
Up and down the West Coast, hospitals and health facilities are reporting an influx of patients with problems most likely related to smoke inhalation, but facilities must first rule out the coronavirus.
So far, participation by minority volunteers in coronavirus trials has increased only slightly compared with the usually low levels in other clinical trials.
More than 20 states either don’t release or have incomplete data on the rapid antigen tests now considered key to containing the coronavirus, which has sickened more than 6 million Americans.
Silver diamine fluoride, a liquid that can be painted on teeth to stop decay, is rapidly gaining momentum as the cavity treatment of choice for patients who can’t easily get a filling.
The Food and Drug Administration is weighing whether to resume a coronavirus vaccine trial that was halted when a volunteer suffered spinal cord damage as federal health officials launch an investigation.
Old. Chronically ill. Black.
People who fit this description are more likely to die from COVID-19 than any other group in the country.