COVID-19 News and Analysis
News and analysis covering the U.S. federal government’s response to the COVID-19 epidemic and advances against novel coronavirus. The COVID-19 epidemic has presented an unprecedented global public health challenge, one that has demanded serious and often unprecedented action on behalf of U.S. federal agencies. Our reporting covers COVID-19 action taken by the Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Veterans Affairs, National Institutes of Health, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Improving patient care through the advancement of precision medicine.
The network plays a critical role in finding safe and effective coronavirus treatments at an accelerated pace.
Applying data analytics to predicting and preventing the shortage of vital medical equipment.
GSA officials explained how mission-driven IT allows federal agencies to pivot more quickly during times of crisis.
Thinking about the Air Force on an enterprise level will spur efficiency and innovation in cybersecurity across DOD.
With phishing and the upcoming election, securing infrastructure remains a top necessity that initiatives like TIC 3.0 will advance.
A Defense Department program aims to track COVID-19.
Data-sharing tools enable the agency to collaborate across the enterprise.
The agency has implemented flexible technological capabilities to support ongoing COVID-19 response efforts.
Effects of the pandemic on the workforce are pushing the Air Force's digital modernization efforts.
Federal leaders reflect on the benefits of cloud for ongoing telework capabilities.
The MISSION Act led to improved reporting of staffing and vacancy data at the agency.
Federal CIOs hope to maintain telework capabilities, as well as cloud and scalable solution adoption in a post-pandemic work environment.
Telehealth, beneficiaries claims processing and the adoption of shared digital solutions were commonly seen across government.
Activating VA's Fourth Mission involved several technological advancements to support the nation and its veterans.
Although the agency paused MHS Genesis deployment during the pandemic, leaders have continued progressing health record modernization alongside VA.
Increasing bandwidth early let the agency's workforce easily adjust to remote work during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The agency released new data on COVID-19 cases in nursing homes and tactics that will support infection control.
COVID-19 has highlighted opportunities in public policy and supporting public-private efforts.