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.
As agencies prepare for mass telework, clear communication and an eye on security will minimize stress on employees.
Federal tech executives tout knowledge sharing and organizational reforms crucial for enabling remote work.
The agency is putting public health announcements, guidelines and facts on COVID-19 front and center.
The move is part of the national response to the coronavirus outbreak.
Easing data sharing across health care holds potential for all stakeholders, from day-to-day care to public health crises.
The pandemic sheds light on what health agencies have been developing to enable faster health-data exchanges for patients and providers.
While the attack was reportedly unsuccessful, federal cybersecurity leads encourage agencies to 'remain vigilant'.
Organizations are transitioning to remote work in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Leveraging diagnostic testing technologies, telehealth and digital services are key to the administration's rapid response to the coronavirus.
Several confirmed cases in DC area are prompting federal government to implement emergency working procedures.
The agency backs a system that will provide test results within three hours, while seeking other solutions.
The world's largest pathological tissue repository can provide researchers valuable data to combat infectious diseases.