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From Covid Coverage to ‘Public Option’ Plans, Journalists Delve Into Details

KHN senior correspondent Julie Appleby discussed changes in insurance coverage for covid-19 care on Newsy on Thursday. KHN senior correspondent Mary Agnes Carey discussed Connecticut’s legislative efforts to pass a “public option” insurance plan on WNPR’s “Where We Live” on Wednesday. KHN correspondent Aneri Pattani joined Spotlight PA’s Ed Mahon to discuss their investigation into… Read More »

High-tech problem for Joe Biden’s COVID vaccine patent waiver

The difficulty of learning the technology behind mRNA vaccines poses a major obstacle to President Joe Biden’s proposal aiding poor countries by defying the pharmaceutical industry and waiving patent protections for COVID-19 vaccines. The rationale for the patent waiver would be to allow developing countries to reproduce currently existing COVID-19 vaccines without having to worry… Read More »

One shot of vaccine leaves people vulnerable to new Covid variants warns new study

The situation in India is at crisis point, with hospitals across the country overwhelmed with admissions and oxygen supplies scarce. The rapid escalation is thought to be driven by two coronavirus variants spreading rampantly in the country – the B117 variant first detected in the UK and the new B1617 variant, first detected in India.… Read More »