Dan Diamond

Politico reporter investigating health care politics and policy

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Dan Diamond is a healthcare reporter for Politico and author of Politico Pulse, its morning briefing on healthcare politics and policy. He is also the creator of its Pulse Check podcast.

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COVID-19 infection numbers are back on the rise nationwide. President Trump recently called Dr. Anthony Fauci “ a disaster ” during a phone call with his campaign staff.

What happened to the White House’s coronavirus task force?

COVID-19 infection numbers are back on the rise nationwide. President Trump recently called Dr. Anthony Fauci “ a disaster ” during a phone call with his campaign staff.

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Centers for Disease Control director Robert Redfield testified before Congress on Wednesday, imploring the public to wear masks.

How the Trump administration has politicized the CDC

Centers for Disease Control director Robert Redfield testified before Congress on Wednesday, imploring the public to wear masks.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Pentagon and the Department of Health and Human Services are leading a $10 billion program to develop a COVID-19 vaccine. It’s dubbed “Operation Warp Speed.” The name indicates the hope that an effective vaccine can be developed quickly — by January and the start of a new presidential term.

‘Operation Warp Speed’: US government’s $10 million COVID vaccine project

The Pentagon and the Department of Health and Human Services are leading a $10 billion program to develop a COVID-19 vaccine. It’s dubbed “Operation Warp Speed.” The name indicates the hope that an effective vaccine can be developed quickly — by January and the start of a new presidential term.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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