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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 Meanwhile, two controversial studies on treatments for COVID-19 were withdrawn by leading journals.
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The Weekly Gist: The Serenity Now Edition

A new coronavirus test relied upon by the White House to produce rapid results may be reporting high numbers of false negatives. Meanwhile, Medicare released its proposed payment updates for inpatient hospitals.
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The Weekly Gist: The Hitting the Century Mark Edition

Most states are reopening faster than federal guidelines dictate, as the economy worsens and virus casualties continue to mount. Meanwhile, a thriving health insurer promises rebates to its enrollees.
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The Weekly Gist: The Brave New World Edition

The White House unveils guidelines for state and local officials to use in loosening stay-at-home restrictions and reopening the economy. Meanwhile, concerns about the adequacy of coronavirus testing continued to mount.
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