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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 »

Debris from China space rocket likely to fall in international waters: Global Times

The Long March 5B blasted off from Hainan island on April 29 carrying the “Tianhe” module that contains what will become living quarters for three crew on a permanent Chinese space station. Its point of re-entry remains unclear but the Global Times, a tabloid published by the official People’s Daily, described reports that the rocket… Read More »

You Don’t Have to Suffer to Benefit From Covid Vaccination — But Some Prefer It

If you think vaccination is an ordeal now, consider the 18th-century version. After having pus from a smallpox boil scratched into your arm, you would be subject to three weeks of fever, sweats, chills, bleeding and purging with dangerous medicines, accompanied by hymns, prayers and hell-fire sermons by dour preachers. That was smallpox vaccination, back… Read More »

Coronavirus: Four-month-old kitten in the UK is put down after catching Covid from its owner

Four-month-old kitten has to be put down after catching Covid from its owner: Study confirms two cases of human-to-cat transmission in Britain during 2020’s first wave The Ragdoll cat developed critical lung damage from a case of pneumonia University of Glasgow study said sick owners could pass virus onto their pets It is not clear,… Read More »

Virtual Health Tech Enables the Continuum of Health from Hospital to Home

In the COVID-19 pandemic, as peoples’ daily lives shifted closer and closer to home, and for some weeks and months home-all-the-time, health care, too, moved beyond brick-and-mortar hospitals and doctors’ offices. The public health crisis accelerated “what’s next” for health care delivery, detailed in A New Era of Virtual Health, a report published by TripleTree. TripleTree… Read More »