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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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The Weekly Gist: The Renegade Civics Lesson Edition

Concerns about political interference at the CDC mount, forcing officials to reverse controversial guidance on COVID testing. Meanwhile, HHS withdraws an unpopular change to Medicaid payment policies.
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The Weekly Gist: The Great Worm Escape Edition

Testing and therapeutics controversies flared up at the CDC and FDA, as Republicans gathered for their convention. Meanwhile, a new rapid COVID test promised to provide a solution to the nation's testing woes.
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The Weekly Gist: The Fauci Footwear Edition

A change in how hospitals report COVID data sparks controversy and backlash, among concerns that the CDC is being sidelined. Meanwhile, an innovative primary care practice makes plans to go public.
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The Weekly Gist: The Lightning Bugs Edition

With a record number of daily new cases and rising COVID death totals, a debate emerges over safely reopening schools. Meanwhile, Democrats agree on a health policy platform for the Biden campaign.
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The Weekly Gist: The Black Lives Matter Edition

As thousands gathered in the streets of many cities to protest the murder of George Floyd, health experts warned of a coronavirus resurgence. Meanwhile, two controversial studies on treatments for COVID-19 were withdrawn by leading journals.
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