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.
One month on, mobile device security and video-teleconferencing platforms enter the spotlight.
Technological solutions could provide relief to medical facilities in urgent need of necessary equipment.
In less than a month, the U.S. Digital Response partnered with several state and local governments.
The coronavirus pandemic is leading to an increase in cybersecurity attacks and scams.
The technology is one way to solve national shortages of medical supplies during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The agency added 80 more telehealth services that beneficiaries can access to ease patient and provider experiences amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The agency prioritizes telehealth and virtual care, plus frequent data communication.
The molecular diagnostics test is the fastest test for the novel coronavirus in the U.S.
Breaking down coronavirus myths and safeguards.
Global health leaders are calling attention to the world's other leading infectious diseases like tuberculosis.
The Defense Department and the Intelligence Community review ‘mission-critical’ and classified work.
The Defense Health Agency and military officials are providing medical and technological personnel and resources across the country.
Forward-thinking agencies face fewer vulnerabilities as attacks ramp up in intensity.
The bill supports IT modernization, telehealth, telework and security as the country combats the coronavirus pandemic.
The agency appears to be allocating additional resources to both internal efforts and the national response as well.
The collaborative effort combines the compute-power of multiple systems to progress worldwide, scientific discovery.
A directive advises agencies to increase use of their technologies, including collaborative tools.
The solution automates and integrates sample prep, nucleic acid extraction and detection for fast results.
The cloud-based bot is scalable and uses AI capabilities to aid concerned users in the midst of the pandemic.