Health Care

Health care workers call out lawmakers who want to throw out...

Frustrated at threats from Republican lawmakers to overturn Wisconsin’s statewide mask mandate aimed at reducing the spread of COVID-19, a group of health care...

UW-Madison may be trial site for COVID-19 vaccine

A new partnership could make the UW-Madison a trial location to test a COVID-19 vaccine targeting those most vulnerable to the virus — including...

Evers declares new health emergency, mandates masks statewide Order cites legal...

With COVID-19 infections steadily rising by as much as a thousand detected cases per day, Gov. Tony Evers declared a new public health emergency...

New synthetic opioid “iso” hitting Wisconsin communities

A new synthetic opioid has arrived on the streets of Milwaukee County and health officials say is as powerful as fentanyl. Isotonitazene, nicknamed  “iso,”...

Evers ‘considering’ state mask order, but wary that Supreme Court would...

Once again imploring Wisconsin to return to the restraint it showed during the Safer at Home order in late March through early May, Gov....

Vaccine makers deny political pressure in race for safe, effective shot...

Leaders of the companies working on some of the top candidates for COVID-19 vaccines predict they should have shots available by early 2021, but...

Kaul sues Trump administration over rule allowing healthcare discrimination

Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul is suing the Trump administration to stop a rule change that would allow healthcare providers and insurance companies to...

White house document shows 18 states in coronavirus “red zone,” but...

“This article about the coronavirus red zone was originally published by the Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit newsroom based in Washington, D.C.” A document...

Health officials: Wisconsin COVID-19 ‘trend is going in the wrong direction’

COVID-19 continues to spread in Wisconsin, and the only way to reverse that will be by redoubling efforts to avoid large gatherings and to...

COVID-19 job losses cut millions loose from health insurance; millions more...

By the end of 2020, 10.1 million people in the U.S. will probably lose health insurance because they or their family members have lost...
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