The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention essentially returned to its previous testing guidance, getting rid of language posted last month that said people who didn't feel sick didn't need to get tested.
A drug company said Friday that a medicine it sells to tamp down inflammation has helped prevent the need for breathing machines in hospitalized COVID-19 patients in the first large study that primarily enrolled Hispanics and Blacks.
Wealthier health systems might be generating a margin treating COVID-19 patients, while others are losing money. Policy experts urge HHS to consider that divide when allocating remaining grant money from the CARES Act.
Rather than using his bully pulpit to build a national commitment to the masking and social distancing policies that could return the country to near-normal economic, education and social activities, the president is leading the opposition.