President Trump on Wednesday announced the Department of Justice will continue supporting a lawsuit currently before the Supreme Court that seeks to strike down the Affordable Care Act, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, the District of Columbia, and Illinois.
Health care workers on the frontlines of America's new coronavirus epidemic are being bombarded with conspiracy theories regarding the crisis—both inside and outside of the hospital. Here's how some providers are combating the theories and coping with the added stress they can cause.
Although many families across America understand and support the need for social distancing and other efforts to mitigate the country's Covid-19 epidemic, they've also been anxiously wondering: Will America's professional sports return this year? Daily Briefing's Ashley Fuoco Antonelli digs in on what you need to know.
The U.S. unemployment rate rose to a record high of 14.7% in April, as the number of unemployed Americans increased by 15.9 million last month amid closures of nonessential businesses and state stay-at-home orders intended to curb the country's new coronavirus epidemic, according to a Department of Labor report released Friday.
A study, not yet peer-reviewed, published last week on the preprint server BioRxiv suggests that a mutated, more-contagious strain of the new coronavirus has been spreading since early February—but many experts are skeptical of the study's claims.