At least 2,500 people, including 20 children, have died of flu or pneumonia over the past 3 months in a “severe” season that U.S. health experts hope won’t surpass the record number of infections during the 2014/2015 outbreak.
An estimated 3.2 million Americans became uninsured during President Trump’s first year, Gallup said Tuesday in a survey that says rising premiums, declining competition in Obamacare markets and confusion over the GOP’s repeal plans drove the losses.
While Obamacare enrollment is a distant memory in much of the country, the bluest areas are still hitting the pavement. They have sign-up periods well beyond the six-week enrollment that President Trump allowed for the 39 states that rely on the federal HealthCare.gov site.
An Army veteran who says someone left a scalpel inside him after surgery is suing a veterans affairs hospital.
A planned conference to discuss the threat of nuclear attack will be rescheduled so public health officials can focus on the immediate threat of the flu, the Centers for Disease Control and Protection said Friday.