Which Animals Most Vulnerable to COVID Infection?

TUESDAY, Dec. 15, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Humans, ferrets, cats, civets and dogs are the animals most susceptible to infection with the new coronavirus, researchers say. The analysis of 10 species also found that ducks, rats, mice, pigs and chickens were less or not susceptible to SARS-CoV-2 infection. ...

Health Care Panel & Awards: A Health Plan’s Multi-Million Dollar Response to COVID-19 Goes Well Beyond Traditional Health Care

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed life as we know it in so many ways. We have had to adapt to social distancing and wearing masks. Those are the minor changes. Many families have been forced to live without loved ones who succumbed to the virus. Others are facing another kind of loss. Millions have lost their jobs. Many of...

How have health spending and utilization changed during the coronavirus pandemic?

When the severity of the coronavirus pandemic first became apparent, projections of how it would affect health spending varied widely; some experts expected health spending to rise and others thought it might fall.  Early on, health care utilization dropped substantially, but telemedicine use increased. In more recent months, in-person care has mostly rebounded, although that trend could now reverse...

Black Diabetics Lose Limbs at Triple the Rate of Others. Here’s How Health Care Leaders Are Starting to Act.

ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published. Prompted by a ProPublica story that detailed how...