Mark McClellan and Scott Gottlieb write that Congress has "no time to lose" in building public health capacity.
But there's scant effort to spread the word — or streamline the signup.
Covid-19 is hitting black and brown communities especially hard. But many states aren't collecting the data to find out and fight back.
“The 3M saga ends very happily,” Trump said.
There still are no approved treatments for the coronavirus.
Many hospitals lack enough thermometers to monitor the temperatures of its own staff.
At least hundreds of long-term care centers have infections — but public disclosure is spotty.
The surgeon general says states need to be “Rosie the Riveter” as the country prepares for a crisis resembling World War II.
“This is going to be the hardest and the saddest week of most Americans’ lives, quite frankly,” Jerome Adams said.
Insurers were prepared to extend coverage, HHS officials were largely on board, but the White House refused to reopen enrollment.
With equipment shortages coast to coast, local officials are left begging residents to stay indoors.
“These are new tests, and we have prioritized the groups that we think have the least access to testing now,” Deborah Birx said.
With the president touting malaria drugs as coronavirus treatments, enlisting people to enroll in clinical trials of other therapies may be a tough sell.
The surge in coronavirus testing was supposed to give public health officials a better grip on who’s sick and where. Instead, it’s exposing gaps in reporting.
Trump's planned guidance would encourage Americans to use homemade coverings, like cloth masks, scarves or bandannas, when outside the home.
HHS Secretary Alex Azar had grown concerned about the growing online attacks against Fauci — whose profile soared since he started regularly flanking Trump at White House coronavirus briefings.
The president and vice president offered vague assurances after Democrats ripped Trump's refusal to reopen Obamacare enrollment.
Authorities order residents of Jia county to stay home after reports of cases linked to the area’s hospital.
The kaleidoscope of changing messages has created more fear, confusion and distrust.
Testing blind spots will make it harder to slow the spread of disease.
Ohio, Iowa, Mississippi, Alabama and Oklahoma are among the other states that recently moved to suspend access.
The drugs have been championed by President Donald Trump for treatment despite scant evidence.
Gov. Greg Abbott targeted some of the pandemic's hot spots.
The region has the largest concentration of coronavirus cases in the nation, with nearly 1,000 deaths in New York state alone.
Mike DeWine, a Trump ally, appealed directly to the president to overrule the agency.
Mayor says he's focused on getting needed supplies for health-care facilities.
“We are asking every single governor and every single mayor to prepare like New York is preparing now,“ she said.
“All this buzz is confusing the American public," said one senior Health and Human Services official involved in drug policy.
The former FDA commissioner is worried about the next New York City.
The law's backers say it will prove a crucial safety net during the pandemic. The Trump administration may soon agree.