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After a series of controversies, the Trump administration has launched a $250 million vaccine education campaign aimed at convincing people who are hesitant to get a shot

The Trump administration is beginning to roll out its $US250 million vaccine education campaign that aims to encourage people to get a shot. The campaign will include a series of advertisements – but celebrity endorsements, and a plan for Santa performers to take part in exchange for early access to […]
After a series of controversies, the Trump administration has launched a $250 million vaccine education campaign aimed at convincing people who are hesitant to get a shot
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The US is giving $523 million to 9,000 nursing homes for reducing COVID-19 cases. This is the first time it has given institutions financial rewards for controlling the spread.

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will split $US523 million in incentive payments among more than 9,000 nursing homes for reducing COVID-19 related infections and deaths. The agency gave the first payments out on Wednesday, and said it is “exhausting all measures to ensure nursing homes nationwide are […]
The US is giving $523 million to 9,000 nursing homes for reducing COVID-19 cases. This is the first time it has given institutions financial rewards for controlling the spread.
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A senior Trump administration official reportedly offered Santa performers early COVID-19 vaccines for starring in a $250 million public awareness campaign

Michael Caputo, an assistant secretary at the Department of Health and Human Services (HSS), offered Santa performers early access to COVID-19 vaccines, the Wall Street Journal reported. The performers would get the vaccines if they helped with the agency’s planned $US250 million vaccination drive campaign, the Journal reported. “If you […]
A senior Trump administration official reportedly offered Santa performers early COVID-19 vaccines for starring in a $250 million public awareness campaign
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Top Democrats say Trump administration has ‘failed to disburse’ nearly $14 billion in testing and contact tracing funds, which were approved by Congress back in April

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Sen. Patty Murray claimed the Trump administration has been sitting on nearly $US14 billion designated to fund coronavirus testing and contact tracing. Schumer and Murray penned a letter Sunday to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, demanding action be taken in distributing the […]
Top Democrats say Trump administration has ‘failed to disburse’ nearly $14 billion in testing and contact tracing funds, which were approved by Congress back in April
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Whistleblower immunologist to warn Congress of potential for a coronavirus rebound in the fall, making for the ‘darkest winter in modern history’

The whistleblower immunologist Dr. Rick Bright plans to testify to Congress about the threat of a coronavirus rebound in the fall, writing in prepared testimony that without proper prevention measures, “2020 will be darkest winter in modern history.” Bright previously worked as director of the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development […]
Whistleblower immunologist to warn Congress of potential for a coronavirus rebound in the fall, making for the ‘darkest winter in modern history’
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Robert Kadlec, the Trump administration’s top official for addressing biological threats, awarded a $2 billion contract to a company he used to advise

Robert Kadlec, the assistant secretary for preparedness and response at the US Department of Health and Human Services, failed to inform Congress of his long-standing relationship with Emergent Biosolutions, which received a contract worth more than $US2 billion from his office. Kadlec, a retired Air Force colonel and a doctor, […]
Robert Kadlec, the Trump administration’s top official for addressing biological threats, awarded a $2 billion contract to a company he used to advise
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Unusable masks, expired supplies, and shortages of thermometers: Here’s exactly what’s in the government coronavirus report that Trump dismissed as ‘wrong’

Hospitals around the US faced significant challenges as they ramped up their response to the coronavirus pandemic. A lack of testing, insufficient protective gear, and shortages of supplies from thermometers to hand sanitizer plagued their responses, according to a report released Monday by the inspector general of the US Department […]
Unusable masks, expired supplies, and shortages of thermometers: Here’s exactly what’s in the government coronavirus report that Trump dismissed as ‘wrong’
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The Trump administration is trying to make it easier for states to undermine Obamacare on their own, and it could reshape the US healthcare landscape

The Trump administration released new rules around the use of Obamacare’s state innovation waivers on Monday. The Department of Health and Human Services and Centres of Medicare and Medicaid Services argued that the regulations would help states create rules that would drive down costs and provide flexibility for consumers. The […]
The Trump administration is trying to make it easier for states to undermine Obamacare on their own, and it could reshape the US healthcare landscape
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