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Health And Human Services

  1. covid vaccines
    J&J Takes Over Plant Where Contractor Error Led to Loss of 15M Vaccine DosesNew reports detail past batches of discarded vaccines and doubts that Johnson & Johnson can correct the course at the plant in Baltimore.
  2. politics
    Biden Launches Effort to Combat COVID Vaccine HesitancyThe Biden administration is running an ad campaign and partnering with a network of organizations and local leaders to promote vaccination.
  3. herd immunity
    Trump Appointee Reportedly Pushed for Herd Immunity: ‘We Want Them Infected’While the HHS secretary has said “herd immunity is not” U.S. COVID strategy,” two influential advisers reportedly recommended the disastrous policy.
  4. Trump to Propose Merging Labor and Education Departments, Rebranding WelfareCongress probably won’t reshape the federal government months before an election, but Trump can say he’s pursuing a longtime conservative goal.
  5. Trump to Declare Opioid Crisis a Public Health EmergencyThis will mandate a smaller government response than the national emergency classification he originally promised,
  6. The Trump Administration Just Confirmed That It Is Sabotaging ObamacareHHS explains that it is cutting enrollment efforts because Americans “won’t be convinced to sign up for ‘Washington-knows-best’ health coverage.”
  7. HHS Secretary Tom Price Has Given Up His Private-Jet Habit, for NowHe acknowledges, “The optics in some of this don’t look good.”
  8. Health Sec. Tom Price, Critic of Wasteful Spending, Insists on Flying PrivateJust last week, Price flew on a chartered jet to Philadelphia, spending tens of thousands of dollars to travel 135 miles.
  9. Trump Administration Used Public Funds to Sabotage the Health-Care SystemLast year, Trump promised universal health care. Now, to build support for throwing millions off insurance, his team is trying to make Obamacare fail.
  10. Tom Price Is the Perfect Villain for Obamacare DefendersThe upside of Price’s confirmation for Democrats: A (seemingly) corrupt opponent of Medicare is now the face of Obamacare repeal.
  11. More Trouble for Tom Price on His Biomedical InvestmentsOn the eve of a committee vote on his confirmation, new evidence shows Price may have gotten a sweet deal on a dubious stock purchase.
  12. Trump’s Pick for Health Secretary Traded Medical Stocks While in CongressTom Price traded more than $300,000 in shares of health-care companies while sponsoring legislation that would likely affect the value of the shares.