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In this photo taken Saturday, June 27, 2020, medical personnel prepare to test hundreds of people lined up in vehicles in Phoenix's western neighborhood of Maryvale in Phoenix for free COVID-19 tests organized by Equality Health Foundation, which focuses on care in underserved communities. (AP Photo/Matt York)
Months Into the Pandemic, Hospital Workers Are Still Reusing Masks and Gowns

“We remain participants in an unnecessary, chaotic, 50-state scramble to secure badly needed PPE,” Washington Gov. Jay Inslee wrote.

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Trump Administration Admits It Doesn’t Have ‘Exact Details’ of Possible ACA Replacement, Even Amid Push for Repeal

The coronavirus pandemic "is laying bare the lethal inequality of American society and American healthcare."

Hospital workers sit for a group counseling session at Elmhurst Hospital to talk about their experiences dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, Friday, May 29, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Robert Bumsted)
‘Still Scared’: Healthcare Workers Are Feeling Mental Toll as Coronavirus Fight Rages On

“I feel like it’s a calm before a second storm,” said one emergency room physician who lost a relative to the virus.

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FDA Slams the Door Shut on Using Hydroxychloroquine to Treat COVID-19

The Food and Drug Administration on Monday announced it was revoking emergency authorization of two malaria drugs touted by President Trump as a possible “‘game changer”’ in the fight against COVID-19.