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KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Picking Up the Pace of Undoing Trump Policies

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. The Biden administration is speeding up the pace of efforts to undo Trump administration health policies. The two most recent: overturning a ban on fetal tissue research funded by the National Institutes of Health and canceling a last-minute extension of a Medicaid waiver for Texas.… Read More »

Trump knew testing Covid-19 vaccines would take months, Woodward book shows

Trump also suggests that’s why he initially pushed so hard for the use of the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine, because the malaria drug had already been tested and approved for other uses. “Well, we’re doing great on vaccines,” Woodward quotes Trump as saying in his latest book, “Rage.” “The problem with a vaccine is a vaccine… Read More »

‘Fundamental disconnect’: Trump treated for severe COVID-19 but doctors say case is mild: Canadian expert

Article content continued Conley was more transparent Sunday, indicating that the president had twice had episodes of falling blood-oxygen levels. Those levels are important because they indicate how much oxygen the lungs are transferring into the blood supply, crucial for keeping the body’s various systems functioning. The first time oxygenation dropped, late Friday morning at… Read More »

Trump takes Regeneron’s antibodies, Gilead’s remdesivir, dexamethasone in first days of COVID-19 hospital stay

President Donald J. Trump’s medical team is navigating an uncertain COVID treatment course for the nation’s now-hospitalized leader. With Trump’s symptoms “up and down,” his physicians are throwing the kitchen sink at the virus, including a steroid therapy typically reserved for the most dire cases. This weekend, Trump’s personal doctor told reporters the president had… Read More »

President Trump Taken to Hospital After Testing Positive for Coronavirus

FRIDAY, Oct. 2, 2020 — President Donald Trump was transported to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center via the Marine One helicopter Friday evening, less than 24 hours after he announced that he had tested positive for the coronavirus. Trump is struggling with a fever, a cough and nasal congestion, among other symptoms, two officials… Read More »