One California county is home to the two worst clusters of covid in prisons in the country. Ninety-four percent of Avenal State Prison’s inmates contracted the virus. Physical distancing has proved impossible in a facility housing 50% more people than it should.
Struggling with low pay and high stress, New York paramedics and EMTs are reaching a breaking point.
As of Wednesday, the ongoing KHN-Guardian project is investigating 3,470 deaths of U.S. health workers in the fight against covid-19. Today we add six profiles, including a doting grandmother who handled nursing home laundry and an EMT who was the first to volunteer for everything. Our interactive database investigates the question: Did they have to die?
President Biden vowed to reverse reproductive health restrictions enacted by President Trump. His pick to run HHS, Xavier Becerra, fought the Trump efforts but must now navigate a difficult legal and political landscape.
Experts agreed there’s no definitive evidence to back up the Florida governor’s assertion.
KHN readers detail their frustrations and successes as they hunt for a scarce covid-19 vaccine.
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