Writing for Kaiser Health News, Michelle Andrews explains why Medicare doesn't cover the cost of at-home Covid-19 tests—despite older Americans' increased vulnerability to the virus—and discusses several ways beneficiaries can access the tests for free.
Many Covid-19 patients experience lingering symptoms months after their diagnosis, a condition known as long Covid, but doctors and scientists have not yet determined why. Now, a new study published in Cell has found four factors that might increase a person's risk of developing the condition.
Great Britain on Monday announced it will lift Covid-19 testing requirements for fully vaccinated travelers and reduce testing requirements for unvaccinated travelers, a move that comes as many European countries transition toward learning to live with Covid-19 rather than eliminating it.
Writing for Kaiser Health News, Bram Sable-Smith describes his struggle to access insulin, a diabetes medication he needs to stay alive, while he waited for a prior authorization to go through with his new insurer.