"We have continued to expand our capacity, and as a result we're able to discharge more of these children into the hands of a responsible, vetted custodian, which then frees up a bed for another child," the Health and Human Services secretary said.
Analyzing year-to-date figures, RVG accounted for 30 percent of border encounters since October 2020—the most of any area in the southwest—compared to El Paso which saw nearly 13 percent of encounters—the fourth busiest behind Tucson and Del Rio.
The Department of Defense said that the use of the basis will neither impede military readiness nor will involve any military oversight of the children.
Xavier Becerra will likely be confirmed despite Cruz' claims that he's an unqualified left-wing activist.
In early January, medicines used in monoclonal antibody therapy were directed for delivery to 3,700 locations across the country, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
"The attacks on the Capitol were an assault on our democracy and on the tradition of peaceful transitions of power that the United State of America first brought to the world," Alex Azar wrote to the president in a Friday letter.
"State restrictions on eligibility have obstructed speed and accessibility of administration," Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar told reporters Tuesday, announcing that the federal government is encouraging states to loosen their rules about who will qualify for vaccines.
The director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases had the shot after Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar.
"Infants, kids, teens, young people, young adults, middle aged with no conditions etc. have zero to little risk...we want them infected," the science adviser wrote.
The initial delivery of the Pfizer orders for the vaccine will be completed by Wednesday, according to the Department of Defense.
Trump administration officials and allies have tried to link Pfizer's claims that its coronavirus vaccine is 90 percent effective to Operation Warp Speed.
An 18-month congressional investigation led by Democrats found that Medicaid official Seema Verma billed taxpayers more than $35 million for media consultants tasked with building her personal brand .
The testing czar said rapid at-home tests "may never happen."
Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar's visit to Taiwan over the weekend prompted scorn from the Chinese Communist Party, but the Trump administration official shot back, saying Beijing is still witholding the origin of COVID-19 from the world.
Admiral Brett Giroir suggested that masks were already making an impact in Florida, Texas, Arizona and Louisiana.
Robinson allegedly stole over $600,000 in government funds while working as director of a healthcare organization.
Hospitalizations in Texas climbed to 9,869 on Thursday, the highest level recorded in the state since early April.
The executive summary of the investigation added the restraint was not part of the treatment plan for the teen, that the staff members reacted "significantly disproportionate" to his behavior and that no one else among other staff, nurses or supervisors stepped in to stop or correct the restraint.
Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said Sunday he has not seen any spikes in new coronavirus cases in states that recently reopened "non-essential" businesses.
In a whistleblower complaint filed in early May, Bright alleged that he was reassigned in retaliation for his reluctance to promote an unproven drug to treat COVID-19.
Bright was removed from his position as director of BARDA, the chief federal agency responsible for developing medical countermeasures to pandemics, on April 21.
Bright has said that top HHS officials pressured his division to promote an unproven drug for political reasons.
The Office of Special Counsel says it has "reasonable grounds to believe" that Dr. Rick Bright was fired for publicly questioning Trump's advocacy of thydroxychloroquine as a coronavirus treatment.
Three outlets reported that Alex Azar could be replaced as Health and Human Services secretary amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Anonymous sources say that Fauci has begun receiving positive and negative attention for publicly contradicting the president's statements about the epidemic.
From hacks to COVID-19 spear-phishing campaigns, there's no doubt the pandemic is aiding a surge in cybercrime.
After two similar decisions earlier in the month, a third federal judge has thrown out a Trump administration rule that would have allowed medical personnel to use their religious beliefs to deny care to LGBTQ people and women.
A federal guideline on removing patients from their opioid prescriptions was recently tempered, but not before physicians and hospital networks began aggressively removing people from their medication or sending them away entirely.
"We're focusing really heavily on restricting access to prescription opioids, but that's because it's what we're comfortable doing," Travis Rieder said. "There's not actually any evidence that these cuts save lives."
"Thousands of children may have been separated during an influx that began in 2017, before the accounting required by the court, and HHS has faced challenges in identifying separated children," a new government report said.