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More Possible Covid Treatments Sought

KHN Morning Briefing

Meanwhile, a new study backs up previous research that men are more likely to test positive, have complications and die from covid infections than women, regardless of age.

Houston Hospital Offers $500 To Employees Who Get Vaccine

KHN Morning Briefing

Some workers consider the testing of the vaccine to be inadequate. Other health care personnel news reports on dentists who are unable to get the vaccine and nurses who are burnt out and leaving jobs.

Pfizer, Moderna Accelerate Production Of Vaccines To Meet Global Demand

KHN Morning Briefing

In the U.S., new targets are for each company to deliver 200 million doses by the end of July. Meanwhile, President Donald Trump asks lawmakers to claw back billions in funding to international vaccine and health initiatives. Congress is not expected to act on the request.

US Rapidly Approaching 400,000 Coronavirus Deaths

KHN Morning Briefing

According to mortality data analyzed by The New York Times, the nation has already passed that tragic mark with over 400,000 more Americans dead than would normally be since last March. And no end is sight, with a sustained 200,000 new cases or more reported every day.

Biden Calls On Congress To Take Up His Plan For Bigger Round Of Aid

KHN Morning Briefing

President-elect Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion stimulus proposal includes money for testing and vaccine distribution as well as $1,400 relief checks and extended unemployment insurance. He also detailed other elements of his pandemic response plan.