As businesses, restaurants, and other public spaces re-open, here are things you can do to protect yourself and others from the novel coronavirus, the virus that causes COVID-19.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to challenge health care professionals across the nation, the IDSA and the CDC have partnered to build connections across health care disciplines and to provide access to the latest information on fighting the disease that has ended the lives of more than 100,000 Americans and affected even more.
Reports that the White House may be considering significantly reducing the role of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are deeply concerning. America remains at the center of a global pandemic and needs well-established, credible scientists—not political appointees—informing public health decisions.
The rules in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act barring discrimination by health insurers and providers against transgender people offered essential protections for a population facing significant barriers to health care.
As strict stay-at-home orders are suspended in states across the country and mass calls for racial justice continue to bring large numbers of people together, individual protective measures as well as responsive public policies and resources will be paramount to controlling the spread of COVID-19.