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Washington state choir practice deemed coronavirus ‘superspreader event,’ report says

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. A Washington state choir practice that saw one symptomatic person infect nearly 87 percent of those who attended, was officially deemed a “superspreader event,” according to a report published on Tuesday. Of the 61 Skagit Valley Chorale members who attended the… Read More »

Washington state troopers test coronavirus positive: ‘We have another enemy now’

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Washington state patrol officials recently reported several positive COVID-19 cases among their troopers, a local news outlet said. Eleven officers were exposed to the novel coronavirus and two officers tested positive in Southwestern Washington, KEPR reported. CONNNECTICUT POLICE… Read More »

How to End the Democrats’ Health Care Demolition Derby – Washington Monthly

Chris Matthews The issue of health care ought to provide Democrats a smooth limousine ride to the White House. Polling shows that health care is tied for first, along with the economy, as the leading political issue for Americans, and among voters in the upper Midwest swing states likely to decide the election, Donald Trump… Read More »

How a fight over health care entangled Elizabeth Warren — and reshaped the Democratic presidential race – The Washington Post

In mid-November, a few dozen of the country’s most influential advocates of Medicare-for-all were reviewing details of Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s plan to finance the proposed government-run program when they learned that she had unexpectedly changed her position. Warren (D-Mass.), who had excited liberals when she initially embraced a Medicare-for-all idea first proposed by rival presidential… Read More »

We don’t have to socialize medicine to fix healthcare – Washington Examiner

The ridiculously high costs of complexity and bureaucracy, not overpriced pharmaceuticals and not expensive hospital stays, are the main drivers behind the excessive cost of healthcare in America. Although it may sound counterintuitive at first, rationally simplifying and minimizing the choice in basic health insurance is the key to fixing this problem without resorting to… Read More »

White House runs into health-care industry hostility as it plans executive order – Washington Post

President Trump is preparing to issue an executive order to foster greater price transparency across a broad swath of the health-care industry as consumer concerns about medical costs emerge as a major issue in the lead-up to next year’s presidential election. The most far-reaching element favored by the White House aides developing the order would… Read More »