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.
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.
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.
CISO Wanda Jones-Heath says thinking about the service on an enterprise level will spur efficiency and innovation 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.