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Scientists Say New, Lower CDC Estimates For Severity Of COVID-19 Are Optimistic

Friday, May 22, 2020

A new model released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention forecasts millions fewer hospitalizations and roughly 100,000 fewer deaths than it predicted a month ago.


As Georgia Lifts Restrictions, Its Hospitals May Be Unready For A COVID-19 Surge

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Internal federal documents warn that too many ICU beds in the state are already full, even as the state leads the move away from lockdown.


What Happens If U.S. Reopens Too Fast? Documents Show Federal Coronavirus Projections

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

As some states move to lift social distancing restrictions, government documents reveal how much more lethal the pandemic could still be without careful mitigation efforts.


Underlying Health Disparities Could Mean Coronavirus Hits Some Communities Harder

Wednesday, April 01, 2020

In the U.S., health and wealth are often linked. As the coronavirus spreads, experts worry that low-income communities will be especially vulnerable — and ill-equipped to respond.


There's A Federal System For Signing Up Medical Volunteers — But It's Neglected

Saturday, March 21, 2020

We need more doctors, nurses and respiratory therapists to fight the coronavirus. So why isn't a federal registry for medical volunteers getting the support it needs to be effective?


Texas Tightens Disclosure Rules Following Medicaid Investigation

Friday, August 17, 2018

Officials in Texas are responding to the findings of an investigation by NPR and the Center for Public Integrity into drugmakers' influence over medication choices for Medicaid patients.


Arizona Governor Takes Steps To Blunt Industry Influence On Medicaid

Friday, July 27, 2018

After an investigation by the Center for Public Integrity and NPR into conflicts of interest in Medicaid decisions about drugs, Arizona's governor added new transparency rules.


Investigation: Patients' Drug Options Under Medicaid Heavily Influenced By Drugmakers

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Drug companies have infiltrated nearly every part of the process that determines how their drugs will be covered by Medicaid, an investigation by NPR and the Center for Public Integrity finds.