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 pandemic has pushed mass reliance on technology across America, revealing the need for heightened and continued IT modernization efforts
Vulnerabilities lead to questions about home networks and "bring-your-own-device" policies.
The social media conglomerate will be donating Portals video-calling devices to veterans and their families amid the pandemic.
Earlier efforts in DevOps are empowering agency missions amid the pandemic.
Exploring the value of data in health science efforts across government.
The group will consolidate data and resources to research and develop COVID-19 pharmaceutical solutions.
Telehealth and app improvements are impacting how government addresses stress management.
New manufacturing techniques are closing shortages in necessary medical and protective equipment.
The research will interact with participants virtually to shed light on the overall rate of infection across the country.
The IRS launched a new online application to help check the status of their COVID-19 economic relief payment.
Agency websites debunk myths while unlikely sources of accurate information appear on social media.
The Senate Commerce Committee seeks to balances data collection and use with privacy to control the coronavirus spread.
Expansion in telehealth services has allowed veterans to receive counseling even amidst the COVID-19 epidemic.
The Small Business Administration is among the agencies transforming legacy architecture.
The agency will infuse direct payments to medical providers for COVID-19 relief.
The agency is now delegating COVID-19 relief funding toward medical care and telehealth capabilities.
Former federal deputy CTOs and seasoned tech veterans bring digital services to government voluntarily amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The agency aims to support shorter- and longer-term efforts to expand telehealth with Congress' $200M COVID-19 funding.
One month on, mobile device security and video-teleconferencing platforms enter the spotlight.