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Trump promised to pay for Covid care. But patients with long-term symptoms see huge bills.

*/ ]]> The Trump administration’s pledge to protect Covid-19 patients from massive medical bills is falling short for a growing number of survivors who experience long-term complications from the virus. Doctors are discovering life-threatening [...]

Why virtual care will outlast the pandemic

*/ ]]> An explosion of virtual care during the pandemic is raising expectations that Washington will make sure Americans can continue video chatting with their doctors after the health crisis subsides. Telehealth had been inching [...]

Trump’s push to reopen schools and day care gets chilly reception from voters

*/ ]]> A plurality of voters oppose President Donald Trump’s push for U.S. elementary and high schools to get back to business this fall, according to a POLITICO/Morning Consult poll that asked whether students should return to [...]

Trump’s new health care legacy: Big expansion of federal role

*/ ]]> President Donald Trump’s coronavirus fight has turned an administration that spent years trying to shrink the nation’s safety net into the driving force behind a sudden expansion of government involvement in American health [...]

FDA issues emergency authorization of anti-malaria drug for coronavirus care

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration building. | Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo */ ]]> The Food and Drug Administration on Sunday issued an emergency use authorization for hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine, decades-old malaria drugs [...]

For France, Coronavirus Tests a Vaunted Health Care System

PARIS — One of the world’s best health care systems is facing its severest test ever, and whether it succeeds will say much about the ultimate adequacy of a well-funded, well-equipped and broadly accessible national treatment plan. If [...]

US: Immigrants can seek coronavirus care without fear

PHOENIX (AP) – The U.S. government says a new rule disqualifying more people from green cards if they use government benefits will not apply to immigrants with coronavirus or virus symptoms who seek care. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration [...]

Italy’s Health Care System Groans Under Coronavirus — a Warning to the World

Giorgo Gori, the mayor of Bergamo, said that in some cases in Lombardy the gap between resources and the enormous influx of patients “forced the doctors to decide not to intubate some very old patients,” essentially leaving them to [...]

Nevada culinary union lays into Sanders supporters after health care backlash

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders heads into Nevada’s caucuses next week as the frontrunner for the Democratic presidential nomination. | David Becker/Getty Images By CAITLIN OPRYSKO 02/12/2020 06:46 PM EST Updated: [...]

Nevada Culinary Union warns Warren, Sanders over health care plans

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Nevada’s most influential union is sending a warning over the heath care stances of the two most progressive Democratic contenders, including the current front-runner in the primary race. The casino workers’ Culinary [...]