The executive order directs federal agencies to better coordinate crisis-intervention and other mental health services to address Americans' worsening behavioral and mental health amid the country's coronavirus epidemic, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the District of Columbia, Georgia, and New York.
FDA on Tuesday published guidance detailing stricter criteria that manufacturers of experimental vaccines against the novel coronavirus will be expected to meet to receive an emergency use authorization from the agency—a move that President Trump called a "political hit job."
Public health strategies that aim to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus by frequent, rapid testing may have limited efficacy, as demonstrated in part by the spread of Covid-19 among President Trump and those connected to him, according to public health experts.
In May, President Trump said he had been taking a zinc supplement daily to help protect himself against the novel coronavirus—a practice that has gained renewed attention in light of the president's Covid-19 diagnosis. Here's what research says on whether zinc can help to prevent Covid-19.