State leaders accused the Trump administration of failing to provide a promised stockpile of new vaccine doses this week.
Over the summer, the Department of Health and Human Services issued a rule allowing health insurers to implement "accumulator adjustment programs," which allow insurers to effectively double charge customers for drugs.
"I'm hoping she doesn't have to spend New Year's in a hallway because the beds are full. What you do matters, even beyond COVID...," U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams said on Thursday.
The U.S. has purchased enough doses of coronavirus vaccines to innoculate 200 million people by summer, just shy of the 70 percent needed to achieve herd immunity.
"CDC Director Robert Redfield must appear for an interview regarding evidence that he ordered CDC staff to delete a key email," said Congressman James Clyburn on Wednesday.
Senate Republicans are turned off by Becerra's pro-choice stance on abortion, support for single-payer health care and lack of experience in the medical field.
Trump administration officials and allies have tried to link Pfizer's claims that its coronavirus vaccine is 90 percent effective to Operation Warp Speed.
When vetting celebrities for a new $250 million coronavirus public service announcement campaign, the Trump administration weighed past political statements and whether any negative comments had been publicly made about President Donald Trump, new documents obtained by Democratic House leaders show.
"Blatant interference of senior HHS officials in the CDC guidelines is one of the most alarming things to have happened during this pandemic," the doctor wrote.
Both the Centers for Disease Control and Fauci promote the widespread wearing of masks in schools that are reopening for in-person classes.
A federal judge blocked new Department of Health and Human Services rules that would have removed Obama-era protections for LGBTQ people in health care, noting that a recent decision by the U.S. Supreme Court contradicts the Trump rules.
José Arrieta helped manage a controversial COVID-19 data collection system used by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Jerome Adams told viewers that the government is "not trying to take away your freedoms."
Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar told reporters on Friday that the "World Health Organization has failed in its responsibilities to demand accountability under the international health regulations."
The Trump administration announced Friday that a new law that would allow health insurance companies and the medical industry to legally discriminate against LGBT people had been finalized.
The Jamestown Regional Medical Center received $121,722 from the Department of Health and Human Services's Provider Relief Fund.
Secretary Alex Azar said "every single member of the administration" shared the concerns that Dr. Rick Bright expressed in his complaint.
Trump administration whistleblower Rick Bright teared up while ripping the Trump's response to the coronavirus: "We could've done something and we didn't."
CNN found the now deleted tweets by the Republican operative who has just taken up a spokesman's role at the Department of Health and Human Services.
Dr. Rick Bright's attorneys, Debra S. Katz and Lisa J. Banks, said the Trump administration has made "demonstrably false statements about" their client to deflect from his "retaliatory removal."
Former dog breeder Brian Harrison, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar's chief of staff, reportedly held a key role in the early U.S. response to the coronavirus despite having limited experience in public health.
"We are gravely concerned that, due to multiple missteps, people across the country have been unable to get tested," a letter from the panel said.
Scientists told Newsweek the U.S. is worringly behind the ball on screening for COVID-19.
Senator Wyden claimed that "the general public was also put at risk since your employees were then immediately returned to their communities and jobs at the Department post-deployment, by commercial air flights with no precautions" in a letter to HHS head Alexander Azar Friday.
HHS workers were "not properly trained or equipped to operate in a public health emergency situation," the whistleblower alleges in the complaint.
Pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, is the lone prevention treatment for people susceptible to HIV infection, but it's notoriously expensive in the United States.
With about 1.1 million Americans living with HIV, and no outright cure on the horizon, is the United States anywhere close to eradicating the virus?
U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams and HHS Secretary Alex Azar, both Trump-appointed officials with drug company ties, issued a national warning Thursday about marijuana legalization and increasing potency.
HHS announced rule changes allowing health care workers to refuse to provide services for religious objections on Thursday.
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen took issue with the use of the word "cages" to describe the detention facilities used for children.