Author: Evan Harris

The COVID-19 crisis has tested America’s health care system like no other event in recent memory. One irony during this pandemic is that America has actually experienced the promise of health care innovation in an important way, namely through telehealth. Telehealth allows patients to talk with their doctors online using videoconferencing platforms. Doctors can see patients, discuss their symptoms, order tests, and even prescribe medication. Earlier this spring, as the coronavirus was becoming a serious problem across the country, Congress temporarily suspended regulations...

Dr. Henry Miller, M.S., M.D., and PRI's Senior Fellow with PRI, talks about the many missteps of the World Health Organization (WHO), including the recent confusion about the transmission of the coronavirus or COVID-19. Miller and Lars Larson also discuss funding for WHO, how doctors and researchers are selected, and problems with how the organization is run and funded. Lars Larson National Podcast · Lars Larson National Podcast 06-09-20...

The World Health Organization, a part of the United Nations, has proposed an official name, COVID-19, for the illness caused by the Wuhan coronavirus, after the city in China where it emerged. (The new designation stands for coronavirus disease 2019, as the illness was first detected toward the end of last year.) The director-general of WHO, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, noted that the name was chosen “to avoid stigma”—or as the woke might say, microaggressions—thus, the new name makes no reference to...