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New California Coronavirus Case Reveals Problems with U.S. Testing Protocols

Disease experts say a new coronavirus case in California underscores the need for more widespread community testing for the illness, as well as problems caused by the delays in getting functional coronavirus test kits to state and local public health agencies. 

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Newsletter editor Brianna Labuskes wades through hundreds of health care policy stories each week, so you don't have to.

Watch: Reviewing Public Health Record Of New Coronavirus Commander Mike Pence

KHN Midwest editor and correspondent Laura Ungar shares her expertise on Vice President Mike Pence’s public health track record as he leads the nation’s novel coronavirus response. Ungar covered a 2015 Indiana HIV outbreak and its fallout amid Pence's tenure as governor.

Growing Concerns Of Coronavirus Should Spur Plans – Not Panic – In The Workplace

Even in the event of an outbreak, employers have to follow certain rules in their efforts to protect employees from this virus.

Colorado Forges Ahead On A New Model For Health Care While Nation Waits

Since gaining control of the House, Senate and governor’s office, Colorado Democrats are pushing an aggressive health care agenda. With measures to create a public insurance option, welcome drug importation, lower drug prices, curtail surprise billing and cap insulin copays, the state is becoming a likely model for health policies at the federal level.

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