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White House Lists Countries Getting First Batch of Extra COVID Vaccines

FRIDAY, June 4, 2021 — An initial 25 million doses of coronavirus vaccines will be sent out this month to a “wide range of countries” in Latin America, the Caribbean, Southeast Asia and Africa, along with the Palestinian territories, war-ravaged Gaza and the West Bank, the White House announced Thursday. The doses are the first… Read More »

Amid White House feud, FDA raises vaccine rules that would nix a preelection COVID-19 shot

A weeks-long feud between the White House and FDA over COVID-19 vaccine guidelines took another turn Tuesday as the agency released vaccine recommendations despite efforts by the White House to keep them under wraps. The FDA advises two months of monitoring after patients’ final doses, which could thwart President Donald Trump’s desire for a shot before the election. As COVID-19 vaccines move… Read More »

White House Testing Regimen Did Not Protect the President

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). President Donald Trump’s COVID-19 diagnosis is raising fresh questions about the White House’s strategy for testing and containing the virus for a president whose cavalier attitude about the coronavirus has persisted since it landed on American shores. The president has said others are tested… Read More »

House panel to hold hearing on VA delay of first EHR go-live

The chair of the House subcommittee charged with legislative oversight of the VA’s Cerner electronic health record implementation is concerned about the agency’s decision to delay the EHR’s initial go-live. “I’m concerned that as we’ve moved closer to the go-live date, we have been told repeatedly that there were no showstoppers in the implementation, that… Read More »