Year: 2022

Chinese provinces hit hard by Covid are seeing a strain on critical care, health officials say

WATCH LIVE BEIJING — Some Chinese provinces’ intensive care beds and resources are nearing capacity as Covid-19 infections soar, national health authorities said Tuesday. “In provinces currently experiencing high demand for intensive care, they are nearing the critical threshold of available ICU beds and resources,” […]

Millions at risk of losing Medicaid in the spring under provision tucked inside $1.7 trillion federal spending bill

Millions of people who enrolled in the Medicaid public health insurance program during the Covid pandemic could lose their coverage in the spring if their state determines they no longer meet the program’s eligibility requirements. Enrollment in Medicaid surged 30% to more than 83 million […]