With emergency-use applications for two COVID vaccines in the FDA’s hands, the public square is buzzing over who should get inoculated first.

The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) is combining forces with two other groups to challenge the FDA final rule allowing broad, state-by-state importation of drugs from Canada.

If you’re on the front lines in the war on COVID-19, you should go to the front of the line for a COVID vaccination, the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices is recommending.

The American Medical Association has adopted new telehealth policy positions, the organization announced upon the Tuesday closing of a special five-day virtual meeting. 

Mask wearers are no better defended against COVID-19 than their mask-shunning counterparts, according to a Danish study of almost 5,000 people, roughly half of whom wore face masks as COVID-19 protection in April and May.

The temporary telehealth reforms put in place to help the U.S. weather the COVID-19 storm “are good for patients and should be made permanent.”

President-elect Joe Biden wants to drop Medicare’s eligibility age to 60. If he succeeds, the move might bring in well more than 20 million new enrollees. What are the odds he’ll plant that piece of a potentially sweeping healthcare agenda?  

A healthcare research firm specializing in purchasing has considered the post-election landscape from the vantage point of large employers offering health benefits to their workers.

As Joe Biden makes plans to intensify the federal response to the COVID crisis, he can expect support on that agenda item from 77% of Democrats, 62% of independents, 55% of Republicans and 50% of others.

Japan must be doing something in its war on COVID that Western Europe and the United States aren’t doing in their respective homelands.

An analysis of data submitted to CMS by around 15,000 U.S. nursing homes has found 226,500 residents were at heightened risk for contracting COVID-19 in August.

Someone somewhere introduced the theory that a COVID-19 vaccine will alter the DNA of anyone unwise enough to receive it. Did that person know this to be a crock and put it out there just for the fun of it?