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Lost on the Frontline

Next Showdown in Congress: Protecting Workers vs. Protecting Employers in the Pandemic

Democrats want to bind employers to follow a safety plan, while Republicans seek to shield employers and doctors from lawsuits.


Families Of Health Workers Killed By COVID Fight For Denied Workers’ Comp Benefits

Attorneys say some state workers’ compensation laws leave workers and families struggling for benefits after a COVID illness or death.

Navigating Aging

States Allow In-Person Nursing Home Visits As Families Charge Residents Die ‘Of Broken Hearts’

Half the states are rolling back strict policies that have kept family members out of nursing homes because of fears of spreading the coronavirus.


Lost On The Frontline

A 22-year-old EMT with “a smile that would light up any room.” A nursing assistant who never got to hold her third granddaughter born in April. An ICU nurse who treated some of the first U.S. COVID cases in February. These are some of the people just added to “Lost on the Frontline,” a special series from The Guardian and KHN that profiles health care workers who died of COVID-19.

Underfunded And Under Threat

Ex-West Virginia Health Chief Says Cuts Hurt Virus Response

The former West Virginia public health leader forced out by the governor says decades-old computer systems and cuts to staff over a period of years had made a challenging job even harder during a once-in-a-century pandemic.

Special Coverage


Read our latest coverage of the coronavirus outbreak.

Underfunded And Under Threat

Underfunded And Under Threat

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


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


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


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.

'Just Make It Home'

The unwritten rules Black people learn to navigate racism in America.

Bill Of The Month

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

Look Up Your Hospital

Is It Being Penalized By Medicare?

In The Line Of Fire

Fractured Skulls, Lost Eyes

Police often break own rules using 'rubber bullets.'

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‘Dating During Covid’

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