India: Rush for emergency use of pill and booster shot for frontline workers

News 12/28/21, 17:54

India's omicron cases have risen rapidly, reaching 415 across 17 Indian states. The Modi administration has stepped up its immunization effort, reaching 88% of India's 944 million eligible people with at least one dose and 61% with both. In response to an increase in the omicron coronavirus variant instances across the ...

NYC narrowed unvaccinated rates at last minute before deadline

New York 09/28/21, 15:16

Many healthcare workers in New York have rushed for COVID-19 vaccine jabs during the last hours before the harsh vaccine mandate takes effect.   It was estimated that the figure could be in the thousands, raising the number of those receiving at least one dose across the Big Apple to 92% on ...

Social media stirred on Rep. Cori Bush’s ‘birthing people’ term

News 05/10/21, 04:49

A debate was prompted following the term "birthing people" that a Democratic congresswoman used in her speech before Congress last week.  The Missouri Rep. Cori Bush (D-Mo.) made the remarks at the House Oversight Committee hearing on Thursday, May 6, describing her complications during two pregnancies and how doctors disregarded her ...

Trump administration considers September rollout of health plan

U.S. 08/04/19, 05:51

President Donald Trump's administration is considering releasing its health care plan next month as part of a presidential campaign strategy, reported the Wall Street Journal (WSJ). The plan could include coverage for people with pre-existing conditions, as well as efforts to spur the sale of insurance across state lines. The plan ...

President Trump will roll out a new health care plan

U.S. 06/17/19, 06:03

President Trump said in an interview with ABC News aired on Saturday night, June 15, that he will be rolling out a new health care plan and it will be his key focus for his 2020 presidential re-election campaign. "We're going to produce phenomenal health care, and we already have the ...

Competition, not government control, can make health care cheaper

Opinion 02/23/19, 19:54

In a new Gallup poll, 35 percent say government is the worst problem facing the U.S. In the 55 years that Gallup has asked the question—”What do you think is the most important problem facing this country today?”—this is the highest percentage of people who have identified the government as ...

Interested in association health plans? Here are some tips

Business 10/24/18, 22:19

Small business owners interested in buying insurance through an association health plan should tread as carefully as they would with any kind of health care coverage. Labor Department rules that began phasing in Sept. 1 make it possible for sole proprietors and partners to join AHPs, something they couldn't do under ...

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