Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

India's hardest-hit state battles vaccine shortages

Leading hospitals in India's most coronavirus-hit state halted vaccinations Friday, citing shortages as infections across the country crossed 13 million and set a new daily record.

Medical economics

Buying your own health insurance just got way less expensive

Tens of millions of Americans will find it substantially more affordable to buy their own health insurance starting this month, thanks to generous financial help included in the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) signed by President ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Tough virus rules imposed on Manchester after talks collapse

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson imposed strict coronavirus restrictions on England's second-largest urban area Tuesday, after talks with officials in Greater Manchester collapsed over how much financial aid should be ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Spain region orders lockdown as global infections gather pace

Hundreds of thousands of Catalonia residents were ordered back into lockdown on Sunday as coronavirus cases spiked in the Spanish region and new figures showed infections accelerating in many other parts of the world.

Health

Rise in premiums lays bare two Americas on health care

Michael Schwarz is a self-employed business owner who buys his own health insurance. The subsidized coverage "Obamacare" offers provides protection from life's unpredictable changes and freedom to pursue his vocation, he ...

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