Stories tagged: "Committee to Protect Medicare"


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1 in 4 Rural Michigan Hospitals Is in Danger of Closing, Even During a Pandemic. Here’s Why.

Overburdened and underfunded, Michigan’s rural hospitals are in need of life support to continue serving a large swath of the state’s families. 

Some ampoules with ncov-2019 vaccine in a box. to fight the coronavirus pandemic.
Speedy and Safe: From the First Diagnosis to Kalamazoo Making Vaccines in Just a Year

Public support and new tech were key to developing the coronavirus vaccine in record time, without sacrificing the rigorous standards of science.

Protesters rally at the State Capitol in Lansing, Mich., Thursday, April 30, 2020. Hoisting American flags and handmade signs, protesters returned to the state Capitol to denounce Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's stay-home order and business restrictions due to COVID-19 while lawmakers met to consider extending her emergency declaration hours before it expires.. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
The Data Is Here On How Far COVID Can Spread After Michigan’s Protests. It’s Wild.

New data from cellphone locations shows that protests might be spreading the coronavirus across state lines.

Dr. Rob Davidson, an emergency medicine specialist, has been critical of Trump’s leadership. Photo courtesy Allegan County Dermocrats
This Rural Michigan Doctor Has A Warning: Trump’s “Criminal” Rhetoric Could Cause A Deadly Second Wave

As cases creep up quickly in West Michigan, a rural ER doctor worries how national politics risks another tragic wave of coronavirus infections.