- As Omicron Surges, Effort to Vaccinate Young Children Stallsby Rachana Pradhan and Hannah Recht January 14, 2022
Just 18% of 5- to 11-year-olds are fully vaccinated, with rates varying significantly across the country, a KHN analysis of federal data shows. Pediatricians […]
- With No End in Sight to Pandemic Life, Parents Find Disruption Is the New Normalby K
Amid covid-related staffing shortages and testing requirements, school systems are stretched thin. And so are parents’ nerves.
- Justices Block Broad Worker Vaccine Requirement, Allow Health Worker Mandate to Proceedby Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News January 13, 2022
The Supreme Court temporarily blocked a federal rule requiring larger businesses to mandate employees be vaccinated or wear masks and undergo weekly testing. […]
- Una prueba rápida negativa no significa que se está libre de covidby Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News and Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News January 13, 2022
Muchos ven a los kits caseros negativos como una "tarjeta de libertad". Pero puede haber errores, y también infecciones futuras.
- KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Dealing With Drug PricesJanuary 13, 2022
Medicare officials tentatively plan to restrict the use of a controversial Alzheimer’s drug to only those patients participating in clinical trials, while […]
- What Patients Can Learn With Confidence From One Negative Rapid Test (Hint: Very Little)by Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News and Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News January 13, 2022
Although at-home antigen testing remains a useful tool, experts warn it is often used inappropriately and can provide false confidence for people concerned […]
- Hospitales enfrentan más casos de covid en personas ya hospitalizadas, con menos personalby Lauren Weber and Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News and Andy Miller January 13, 2022
Las infecciones están exacerbando algunas condiciones médicas y dificultando la reducción de la propagación de covid dentro de las paredes del hospital, […]
- Incidental Cases and Staff Shortages Make Covid’s Next Act Tough for Hospitalsby Lauren Weber and Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News and Andy Miller January 13, 2022
As omicron sweeps the country, many hospitals are dealing with a flood of people hospitalized with covid — including those primarily admitted for other […]
- Long-Excluded Uterine Cancer Patients Are a Step Closer to 9/11 Benefitsby Erica Hensley January 13, 2022
More than 20 years after the terrorist attacks, the World Trade Center Health Program is considering covering the most common form of uterine cancer, in what […]
- Watch and Listen: Examining the Risks of Covid’s Spread Within HospitalsJanuary 13, 2022
KHN Midwest correspondent Lauren Weber talks about the risks of covid’s spread in hospitals on the “1A” radio program and on the Newsy TV network.