Medicare continued paying for HIV-related drugs for 158 patients even after they died in 2012, according to a new watchdog report being released Friday that suggested the problems could extend well beyond AIDS drugs to include all pharmaceuticals covered under Medicare’s prescription drug benefit.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Thursday pulled down a poster from its website explaining how Ebola can be spread through sneezing, according to the New York Post.
White House press secretary Josh Earnest compared the decision to “restrict the movement” of U.S. troops back from West Africa fighting Ebola to rules that require them to get a haircut.
The 29-year-old terminally ill cancer patient whose video on her choice to die by taking her own life went viral earlier this month is rethinking her Saturday suicide plan.
Recent audits showing that at least $2.6 million in federal AIDS relief funding to Africa was misspent raises concerns about how effectively nearly $1 billion in taxpayer funds intended to combat Ebola in the region will be used.