Test Sites Quickly Attract Thousands for COVID-19 Vaccine Study

People have flooded U.S. testing sites with requests to participate in the pivotal, late-stage clinical trials of the first two COVID-19 vaccine candidates.

COVID-19

Your Favorite Store or Restaurant Is Open. How Do You Know It’s OK to Go In?

We gathered tips from experts on what to look for — masks are a constant theme — when trying to decide if you will be comfortable visiting various establishments.

COVID-19

In Rural Missouri, Latinos Learn to Contain and Cope With the Coronavirus

In a town in the southwestern corner of Missouri, where COVID-19 has disproportionately affected Latino immigrants, language barriers and economic pressures among factory workers have stymied efforts to slow the virus that causes the disease.

COVID-19

America’s Obesity Epidemic Threatens Effectiveness of Any COVID Vaccine

Vaccines engineered to protect the public from influenza, hepatitis B, tetanus and rabies are less effective for obese people, leaving them more vulnerable to serious illness. As scientists race to develop a COVID-19 vaccine, experts say obesity could prove an impediment — a sobering prospect for a nation in which nearly half of all adults are obese.

Podcast

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Still Waiting for That Trump Health Plan

President Donald Trump keeps promising a comprehensive plan to replace the Affordable Care Act. And he keeps not delivering. Meanwhile, members of Congress and White House officials seem unable to agree on a new COVID-19 relief bill. And Missouri becomes the sixth state where voters approved a Medicaid expansion ballot measure. Tami Luhby of CNN, Alice Miranda Ollstein of Politico and Kimberly Leonard of Business Insider join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss this and more. Plus, for extra credit, the panelists recommend their favorite health stories of the week they think you should read, too.

Special Coverage

COVID-19

Read our latest coverage of the coronavirus outbreak.

Bill Of The Month

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

In The Line Of Fire

In The Line Of Fire

Less-lethal weapons blind, maim and kill. Victims say enough is enough.

Lost On The Frontline

Workers Filed More Than 4,100 Complaints About Protective Gear. Some Still Died.

 

Yoga Co-Op Seeks to Diversify Yoga to Heal Racialized Trauma

In dealing with her son’s violent murder, fear over the coronavirus pandemic and the stress of coping with systemic racism, Beverly Grant has found strength and peace through yoga.

Lost On The Frontline

A collaboration between The Guardian and KHN that aims to document the lives of health care workers in the U.S. who die from COVID-19.

HealthCheck

PolitiFact and KHN team up to truth-squad health care claims made by politicians and policymakers leading up to the 2020 election.

Look Up Your Hospital

Is It Being Penalized By Medicare?

Underfunded And Under Threat

Hollowed-out public health system faces more cuts amid virus.

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‘A New Face?’

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