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Coronavirus: Test and trace system ‘successful’, says health minister

The government has defended its test and trace programme in England amid plans to cut 6,000 contact tracers. Health minister Edward Argar insisted it was a “successful system” and would be strengthened by giving more powers to local public health teams. The plans mean people who have been in contact with confirmed coronavirus cases may… Read More »

U.S. hospitals scramble to adopt new HHS coronavirus data system, some states see ‘data blackout’

Healthcare workers move a patient in the Covid-19 Unit at United Memorial Medical Center in Houston, Texas Thursday, July 2, 2020. Mark Felix | Getty Images Hospitals and states are scrambling to adopt a new national Covid-19 data reporting system hastily implemented by the Trump administration last week that has left some, mostly rural, states… Read More »

We Are in Store for the Greatest Change to Our Healthcare System Since the Affordable Care Act. Here’s Why.

By LOGAN CHO The COVID-19 pandemic has been harsher and lasted longer than many of us would have predicted. While our media has been inundated with updates on death tolls and economic depression, there has been little conversation of healthcare beyond the era of COVID-19. The first question that we ask when we hear of… Read More »