Coronavirus FAQs: Will we get through this?

Here are the three most asked questions I’ve been getting about the coronavirus pandemic. To answer them, I will digress in this post from this blog's core mission of advocacy for U.S. healthcare reform. What Are Worst-Case and Best-Case Scenarios? The worst case scenario was the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic.  This graphic depicts its three … Continue reading Coronavirus FAQs: Will we get through this?

Coronavirus and Healthcare Reform

At this writing, the number of COVID-19 cases worldwide has reached 100,000 with 3,500 deaths.  These numbers will be higher by tomorrow. What does this have to do with U.S. healthcare reform? A lot. Two current background articles drive home the point that a well-functioning public health system is critical for responding to a pandemic … Continue reading Coronavirus and Healthcare Reform