Fifteen U.S. states remain in shut down due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, while the remainder have reopened partially or plan to reopen soon. In the past seven weeks, more than 33 million workers have filed for unemployment benefits.
Since its inception ten years ago, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has extended health care coverage to tens of millions of previously uninsured Americans. Yet, as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, millions of people have lost their jobs and employer-sponsored health insurance.
As the rest of the world struggles to combat Covid-19, China, where the virus originated in late 2019, appears to have made significant strides to quell the virus. As a result, researchers, health care professionals, and policymakers around the world are looking for the lessons learned from China’s experience.
Access to comprehensive, quality health care is critical for promoting and maintaining health and well-being. Yet, under normal circumstances, health care accessibility is an issue for many in the United States. Covid-19 brings new challenges for low-income families, expecting mothers, and others at higher risk for serious illness.
Early this year, experts within the New Jersey Department of Health began reviewing social media posts emerging out of China’s Hubei province, launching careful daily monitoring of the progress of the Covid-19 outbreak.
Covid-19 is present in rich and poorer countries alike, but the looming crisis in developing countries — where dense, vulnerable populations make social distancing nearly impossible and access to clean water and health care resources are often scarce — is far more dire, threatening unprecedented mortality rates, economic devastation, and...
Today, the U.S. House of Representatives will vote on two articles of impeachment against President Trump: abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. It is the third time in American history the House could impeach a president, and a party-line vote is expected.
Last week, President Donald Trump withdrew all U.S. troops from northern Syria. Later, a deal was made between the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad, allowing Syrian troops — most of whom are Kurdish — to head north to confront Turkish forces.