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COVID-19

Firefighters on Front Lines, No Strangers to Risk, Push Back Against Covid Vaccine Mandates

Among the people still reluctant to get vaccinated — and pushing against mandates — are firefighters, many of whom also respond to medical calls as paramedics and EMTs and have witnessed the ravages of the pandemic firsthand.

COVID-19

These Schools Use Weekly Testing to Keep Kids in Class — And Covid Out

Coronavirus outbreaks have shuttered K-12 classrooms across the U.S., affecting tens of thousands of K-12 students. To avoid the same fate, some school districts are tapping federal dollars to set up testing programs and step up their vigilance against the virus.

KHN on Air

Who Qualifies for a Covid Booster? The List Is Growing Longer

KHN’s Sarah Jane Tribble and Arthur Allen join Science Friday host Ira Flatow to recap the evolving news in the run-up to offering booster shots for the covid vaccine.

Mounting Covid Deaths Fuel School Bus Drivers’ Fears

Since August, school bus drivers and monitors have died of covid-19 in at least 10 states, including Georgia and Florida. Masks are required on school buses, but enforcing the rules in districts without school mask mandates is especially hard to do.

KHN On Air

From the FDA's Empty Seat to Chock-Full ICUs, Journalists Recap the Week's Stories

KHN and California Healthline staff made the rounds on national and local media this week to discuss their stories. Here’s a collection of their appearances.

Special Coverage

Public Health Experts ‘Flabbergasted’ That Biden Still Hasn’t Picked an FDA Chief

The Food and Drug Administration has been mired in controversies related to drug approvals and covid vaccines, all without a permanent leader.

Underfunded and Under Threat

Underfunded and Under Threat

Over half of states have rolled back public health powers in the pandemic.

COVID-19

Read our latest coverage of the coronavirus outbreak.

Look Up Your Hospital

Is It Being Penalized By Medicare?

Biosimilar Drugs Are Cheaper Than Biologics

Are they similar enough to switch?

Medi-Cal Makeover

Medi-Cal Makeover

California set to spend billions on curing homelessness and caring for ‘whole body’ politic.

Bill Of The Month

This investigation by KHN and NPR dissects and explains your medical bills every month.

Which of Trump’s Health Policies Will Biden Reverse?

 

Disabled Migrants Seek Help Through Lawsuit, Activism

A class action lawsuit seeks better care for immigrants with physical disabilities or mental illness who were detained after trying to enter the country. Other disabled immigrants without legal status are also finding it difficult to get care.

Weekly Podcast

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: The Autumn of Democrats’ Discontent

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‘No Vacancy?’

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