The Affordable Care Act touches the lives of most Americans, and its abolition could have a significant effect on many millions more people than those who get their health coverage through it.
There’s no vaccine for Covid-19, but there’s one for influenza. With the season’s first doses now shipping, officials are struggling over how to get people to take it.
An investigation into hospitals during the peak of the city’s coronavirus outbreak exposed significant disparities in health care.
Just weeks after resolving shortages in swabs, researchers are struggling to find the chemicals and plastic pieces they need to carry out coronavirus tests in the lab — leading to long waiting times.
The roots of the nation’s current inability to control the pandemic can be traced to mid-April, when the White House embraced overly rosy projections to proclaim victory and move on.
The escalating crisis in Texas shows how the chronic underfunding of public health has put America on track for the worst coronavirus response in the developed world.
Dr. Lorna Breen was unflappable — until she faced a new enemy.
The largest study yet confirms that race, ethnicity, age and sex can raise a person’s chances of dying from Covid-19.
With the virus raging in many parts of the country, new restrictions have left many wondering about the safety of a backyard barbecue or picnic.
As mass infections strike even in places that had seemed to tame the coronavirus, officials are turning to targeted and fast-but-flexible approaches to stop third or fourth waves.
Months after other countries, Britain will now use technology provided by Apple and Google to build a contact-tracing app.
Doctors look to these digital calculators to make treatment decisions, but they can end up denying black patients access to certain specialists, drugs and transplants.