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.
The agency is updating its guidance around vaccine authorization and will require investments in technology for its distribution.
The agency accelerated its IT modernization plans to expand telehealth and improve veterans' digital health services.
The pandemic has changed the way federal organizations think about DevOps and adaptability.
Trans Lifeline supports the transgender and nonbinary communities through its suicide prevention hotline and microgrants program.
'Soft skills' are among the top traits for strong cyber leadership, according to federal CISOs.
BARDA DRIVe's director shares how health entrepreneurship can tackle some of the nation’s most pressing health challenges.
The Joint Trauma System is scaling to build a COVID-19 registry.
The COVID-19 pandemic has increased priorities around health information security, crowdsourced penetration testing and collaboration.
Using artificial intelligence to facilitate biomedical research and combat the pandemic.
With the help of technology, the agency is addressing international disruptions in cancer care caused by the pandemic.
Standing up technology in support of FEMA's mission.
The agency has multiple research and development programs using artificial intelligence for biomedical imaging and data-processing efforts.
A recent change in hospital reporting requirements removed a CDC submission process to streamline COVID-19 data sharing.
DHS and DARPA are using AI to address public health concerns.
Telemedicine and remote monitoring devices can offer cancer patients much needed support amid COVID-19.
The Science and Technology Directorate continues to explore new ways to alleviate the pandemic.
The pandemic has prompted some agencies to shift long-term work policies and capabilities.
The agency is using cloud services and other resources to help researchers access data and meet virtually.
Accelerating biomedical research involves implementing collaborative digital solutions at NIH.