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Biden’s Straight-Talking CDC Director Has Long Used Data to Save Lives

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Kaiser Health News - Dr. Rochelle Walensky said scientists at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention were “muzzled” and “diminished” by the Trump team, especially during the...

Why AstraZeneca and J&J’s Vaccines, In Use the World Over, Are Still on Hold in America

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Kaiser Health News - Covid has pressed the Food and Drug Administration into its fastest vaccine reviews ever — which are still painfully slow, critics...

Why AstraZeneca and J&J’s Vaccines, In Use Elsewhere, Are Still on Hold in America

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Kaiser Health News - Covid has pressed the Food and Drug Administration into its fastest vaccine reviews ever — which are still painfully slow, critics...

  • “We are truly in a race and this race is real — the more we get people vaccinated, the more it will tamp down the virus that is mutating,” said Dr. Monica Gandhi, an infectious diseases specialist and professor of medicine at the @UCSF. 📝: @sjtribble https://t.co/KrosaEIpT9

New California Law Makes It Easier to Get Care for Mental Health and Substance Abuse

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Kaiser Health News - The measure, which took effect Jan. 1, removes loopholes that made it easy for insurers to use arcane company guidelines to avoid paying for...

  • #NewOnKHN: The measure, which took effect Jan. 1, removes loopholes that made it easy for insurers to use arcane company guidelines to avoid paying for care. Patients now have an easier way to challenge those denials. 📝: @bjwolfson https://t.co/yWeNLKJxmq

When Your Chance for a Covid Shot Comes, Don’t Worry About the Numbers

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Kaiser Health News - Late-stage trial results for the Johnson & Johnson vaccine showed it was 66% effective overall in preventing moderate to severe covid illness, while the...

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Staffing Up at HHS

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Kaiser Health News - More than a month into the Biden administration, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, the nominee to run the Department of Health and Human Services,...

Learning to Live Again: A Lazarus Tale From the Covid Front Lines

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Kaiser Health News - The staff at L.A. County’s public rehabilitation hospital is helping mostly Latino, low-income patients recover the basic functions of daily life robbed from them...

Learning to Live Again: A Lazarus Tale From the Covid Front Lines

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Kaiser Health News - The staff at L.A. County’s public rehabilitation hospital is helping mostly Latino, low-income patients recover the basic functions of daily life robbed from them...

  • #NewOnKHN: The staff at L.A. County’s public rehabilitation hospital is helping mostly Latino, low-income patients recover the basic functions of daily life robbed from them during weeks or months of critical covid illness. 📝 @bjwolfson 📸 @heidi_demarco https://t.co/WbPTJwmcTx

As Covid Surged, Vaccines Came Too Late for at Least 400 Medical Workers

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Kaiser Health News - A Guardian/KHN analysis of deaths nationwide indicates that at least 1 in 8 health workers lost in the pandemic died after the vaccine became...

Friday, February 26, 2021

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Kaiser Health News - Friday’s roundup covers covid vaccine development, distribution, storage and hesitancy news; stimulus bill outlook; avoiding a fourth surge; confirmation hearings and...

  • Here's your KHN #MorningBriefing with the latest news in health care and health policy! Friday's roundup covers big vaccine development and distribution news; stimulus bill; avoiding a fourth surge; health nominees and more. https://t.co/6lmnZn5sCp