Record number of Americans sign up for ACA health insurance
Kaiser Health News
A record 13.6 million Americans have signed up for health coverage on the Affordable Care Act marketplaces, with nearly a month remaining to enroll in most states.
FDA authorizes Merck antiviral COVID pill for certain high-risk adults
U.S. health regulators authorized the first pill against COVID-19, a Pfizer drug that Americans will be able to take at home to head off the worst effects of the virus.
Hochul: Millions of at-home COVID tests coming to New York residents, schools
State of Politics
The state is providing 5 million tests to residents by December 31. Two million of them will be sent to county school districts.
NY Assemblyman Gottfried on progressive politics and his last big push for the NYHA
The long-time chairman of the Assembly Health Committee, Richard Gottfried, was first elected to his seat in 1970 and has represented the west side of Manhattan ever since.