Katie Thomas

New York Times reporter covering health care and the drug industry

Guest

Reporter for the New York Times, covering the business of healthcare

Katie Thomas on KCRW

Despite President Trump’s insistence that a vaccine is imminent within weeks, vaccine makers have pledged to stand with science instead of politics.

When can Americans reasonably expect a COVID-19 vaccine?

Despite President Trump’s insistence that a vaccine is imminent within weeks, vaccine makers have pledged to stand with science instead of politics.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Over the weekend, President Trump again recommended hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19. He said the government has ordered 29 million pills of it.

Hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19? Serious side effects, no strong scientific backing

Over the weekend, President Trump again recommended hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19. He said the government has ordered 29 million pills of it.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

EpiPens are the poster child for vast increases in the price of familiar medications. Many people carry them for emergency treatment of allergic reactions that can be life threatening.

Can politics cure the high cost of drugs?

EpiPens are the poster child for vast increases in the price of familiar medications. Many people carry them for emergency treatment of allergic reactions that can be life threatening.

from To the Point

More from KCRW

For most of American history, abortion has been legal, outlawed only from 1867 to 1973. Now the U.S. Supreme Court might outlaw it again by overturning Roe v. Wade.

from To the Point

Legalizing the sale of cannabis in California has turned out to be a fruitful endeavor for the state thanks to taxes.

from KCRW Features

The Venice Family Clinic is slamming LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva and others for their call to clear out unhoused people from Venice Beach boardwalk by July 4.

from KCRW Features

Josh Barro and Ken White discuss the Trump administration’s efforts to obtain lawmakers' phone records, new indictments and new plea deals for Capitol rioters, and Ken manages to…

from All the Presidents' Lawyers

Last month, LA saw its first major fire of what’s expected to be a devastating season.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

After 15 months of the pandemic, the Golden State is no longer requiring capacity limits, masks, or social distancing in most places.

from Greater LA

Josh Barro and Ken White discuss Michael Flynn’s talk of a coup, Trump’s wish for reinstatement, and Little RICO.

from All the Presidents' Lawyers

Some of the world’s largest corporations like Amazon, Walmart, Google, and UPS are all looking into using drones to deliver small packages.

from Greater LA

KCRW’s Press Play asked audience members to share one habit they’ve picked up in the past year that they hope to keep.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand