Alice Miranda Ollstein

health care reporter for Politico

Alice Miranda Ollstein on KCRW

Today the Supreme Court agreed to take up a challenge to a Mississippi law that bans all abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy.

‘A full-frontal attack on Roe v. Wade’: Mississippi abortion case heads to Supreme Court

Today the Supreme Court agreed to take up a challenge to a Mississippi law that bans all abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA County just launched a mobile app for contact tracing. But elsewhere in California and around the country, there’s a deep level of mistrust toward contact tracers.

The increasing politicization of contact tracing in California

LA County just launched a mobile app for contact tracing. But elsewhere in California and around the country, there’s a deep level of mistrust toward contact tracers.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

While President Trump tries to rally support for plans to reopen the government next month, some of the states he points to as success stories are seeing a spike in cases.    
   They…

COVID-19 hot spots erupt in farm belt states, where governors say lockdowns aren’t needed

While President Trump tries to rally support for plans to reopen the government next month, some of the states he points to as success stories are seeing a spike in cases.  They…

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