The candidate, David Andahl, died of complications from Covid-19 on Oct. 5 at age 55, yet on Tuesday, he won the race for a seat in North Dakota's Legislature, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Florida, North Dakota, and Washington.
More than a dozen doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals were among those elected to Congress on Tuesday. Here are the clinicians who will help shape health care policy in the 117th Congress.
Even as the United States on Wednesday for the first time reported more than 100,000 new cases of the novel coronavirus in a single day, public health experts warned that, in the absence of a national plan to curb the pathogen's spread, the worst of the epidemic is yet to come.
Americans who voted in-person on Tuesday experienced a one-of-a-kind election, from curbside voting options to a proliferation of face masks and hand sanitizers. Here's how polling places across the country sought to keep voters safe amid the Covid-19 epidemic.
Amid a surge in novel coronavirus cases nationwide, it's getting harder for public health officials to get an accurate count of how many Americans have been infected with the virus—and to pinpoint how Americans contracted the pathogen, the New York Times reports.
Pregnant women are not only at an increased risk of developing severe cases of Covid-19, but, in some instances, they have a 70% higher risk of death when compared with nonpregnant symptomatic women, according to new CDC research.