Trump wears coronavirus mask publicly for first time during visit to Walter Reed military hospital

President Donald Trump wears a mask as he walks down the hallway during his visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Saturday, July 11, 2020. Patrick Semansky | AP President Donald Trump wore a mask during a public visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Saturday, after long resisting… Read More »

3 takes on dealing with uncertainty

In this time of profound uncertainty, society can be sure of one thing: more uncertainty. The seemingly opaque path forward for us, individually and collectively, was the Gazette’s topic with three Harvard professors who shared insights into how uncertainty is viewed in their fields, and the surprising ways in which it’s not necessarily a bad… Read More »

Coronavirus: Calls for government to clarify face coverings in England

MPs have called for the government to clarify its position on face coverings, after the PM said a “stricter” approach to their use in England was needed. Senior sources have said the government is considering making face coverings mandatory in shops in England to slow the spread of coronavirus. Former Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said… Read More »

HHS is releasing over $4 billion in relief payments to safety net, rural hospitals

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services through the Health Resources and Services Administration has announced approximately $ 3 billion in funding to hospitals working on thin margins which serve a large percentage of vulnerable populations. HHS expects to distribute the $ 3 billion across 215 acute care facilities, bringing the total payments for… Read More »

Bubonic plague cases confirmed in China

Health News The Yersinia pestis bacterium responsible for bubonic plague (Photo: Adobe stock) Just when you thought there was only one communicable disease to worry about, here comes more news out of China about another one. This time, it’s the bubonic plague, a name that conjures up fear as it was also called the ‘Black… Read More »