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Weekly conversations with POLITICO health care reporters and some of the most interesting and influential people in health care.

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Weekly conversations with POLITICO health care reporters and some of the most interesting and influential people in health care.

    DeSantis' transformation on vaccinations

    DeSantis' transformation on vaccinations

    Earlier this summer, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis was a vocal proponent of vaccinations. Now, he's fighting mandates and edging closer to anti-vaxxers. POLITICO's Gary Fineout tells Dispatch's Jeremy Siegel what's behind the shift.

    • 15 min
    Could pandemic programs provide a path to ending hunger?

    Could pandemic programs provide a path to ending hunger?

    Covid wrecked the economy and sent unemployment skyrocketing. But poverty went down, and the percentage of households facing food insecurity remained stagnant. POLITICO's Helena Bottemiller Evich explains how ambitious spending plans gave some Americans a lifeline.

    • 16 min
    Immunity: making sense of the data

    Immunity: making sense of the data

    The limited data we have shows that immunity among vaccinated people is waning. But how much and when is another story. POLITICO's Sarah Owermohle reports.

    • 16 min
    New variant, same story

    New variant, same story

    Hospitals are once again experiencing a dangerous shortage of medical workers as Delta cases surge across the country, POLITICO's Alice Miranda Ollstein reports.

    • 13 min
    How America failed at reporting Covid data

    How America failed at reporting Covid data

    POLITICO's Erin Banco breaks down a six-month investigation into America's failure to identify Covid hotspots quickly enough to prevent outbreaks.

    • 15 min
    What we know about kids and Covid

    What we know about kids and Covid

    Nearly 1,600 kids with Covid-19 were hospitalized last week — a new seven-day record and a 27 percent increase from the week before. POLITICO's Dan Goldberg tells Dispatch's Jeremy Siegel what's behind the surge.

    • 14 min

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