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The U.S. Response to COVID-19

Read our latest investigations into the crisis response and public health infrastructure.

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Sen. Burr Cited COVID When He Dumped Shares Ahead of Stock Market Crash, According to FBI Records

New details have emerged about the now-closed investigation, including repeated calls to his brother-in-law, who also dumped stock.


Documents Show Trump Officials Skirted Rules to Reward Politically Connected and Untested Firms With Huge Pandemic Contracts

House Democrats investigating the COVID-19 response say Trump adviser Peter Navarro pressured agencies to award deals worth hundreds of millions of dollars.


Contractor Who Was Awarded $34.5 Million in Government Money and Provided Zero Masks Pleads Guilty to Fraud

The VA and FEMA agreed to pay a first-time vendor in a desperate search for protective equipment. Now Robert Stewart admits he defrauded three federal agencies and lied about being in the Marine Corps.


CDC Shut Down a Lab Involved in Making Faulty Coronavirus Tests

A CDC lab involved in making faulty coronavirus tests sent to state and local officials early in the pandemic was closed down hours after an October investigation by ProPublica exposed key mistakes the CDC made in manufacturing those tests.

The Pandemic and Illinois Schools

Illinois Will Start Sharing Data About COVID-19 Outbreaks in Schools

As educators and parents assess the risk of returning to the classroom, some felt frustrated by the lack of public data about COVID-19 in schools. After a ProPublica and Chicago Tribune investigation, the state will start publishing the data.


The Hospital System Sent Patients With Coronavirus Home to Die. Louisiana Legislators Are Demanding an Investigation.

The Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus called the practice of sending infected coronavirus patients home to die “disturbing” after ProPublica found that one New Orleans hospital system had done so numerous times.


The Trump Administration Is Backing Out of a $647 Million Ventilator Deal After ProPublica Investigated the Price

The government overpaid by hundreds of millions for Philips ventilators, says a House investigation spurred by ProPublica reporting. Now that deal is off and Congress is scrutinizing other coronavirus deals made by trade adviser Peter Navarro.


Federal Investigation Finds Hospital Violated Patients’ Rights by Profiling, Separating Native Mothers and Newborns

It remains unclear just how many newborns were separated from their mothers as a result of the policies.

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Grace, Black Teen Jailed for Not Doing Her Online Coursework, Is Released

Grace’s story, first published by ProPublica Illinois, prompted outrage and debate across the country. Though a judge refused to set the girl free, the Michigan Court of Appeals ordered her immediate release from a juvenile detention facility in Detroit.


Out of View: After Public Outcry, CDC Adds Hospital Data Back to Its Website — for Now

Hospitalization data is important to understanding the coronavirus’s spread and impact. But after the Trump administration changed its reporting rules, the CDC removed the data from its site, and only added it back after a public outcry.


One Federal Agency Was Suing Him for Fraud. Another Paid His Company Millions for Masks.

Court records show the federal government gave $20 million in contracts to a company partly controlled by a man with a history of shady business practices.


FEMA Ordered $10.2 Million in COVID-19 Testing Kits It’s Now Warning States Not to Use

The faulty lab equipment sold by a company whose owner has faced fraud allegations is being investigated by the Department of Homeland Security’s inspector general.


The Indian Health Service Wants to Return 1 Million KN95 Masks It Bought From a Former White House Official

The former official, Zach Fuentes, is refusing to take back the masks even though IHS said they did not meet FDA standards. His company’s lawyer says the IHS is trying to cancel the order for “political reasons.”


A Hospital Was Accused of Racially Profiling Native American Women. Staff Said Administrators Impeded an Investigation.

Federal regulators are investigating a New Mexico hospital accused of racial profiling. This comes as hospital staff said administrators appeared to hide documents and discouraged cooperation with an initial state inquiry.

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State Investigating Hospital With Coronavirus Policy That Profiled Pregnant Native American Mothers and Separated Them From Newborns

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham cited “significant, awful allegations” in a ProPublica and New Mexico In Depth story on a hospital where clinicians said pregnant Native women were singled out for COVID-19 testing and separated from newborns after delivery.

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Advocates Sue Trump Administration Over Mass Border Expulsions

The suit, which draws on ProPublica’s story illuminating the secretive policy, seeks to stop a 16-year-old boy from being expelled to Honduras and to reunite him with his father who’s already living in the U.S.


Contractors for Trump’s Controversial $3 Billion Food Aid Program Have Hired a Longtime Lobbyist to Tout Their Work

Lawmakers are asking why some federal contractors in Trump’s food aid program apparently lack qualifications to deliver the goods. Companies hired a consultant to tell positive stories.


COVID-19 Killed at Least 25 Residents of One Illinois Nursing Home. The Family of One Victim Has Filed a Lawsuit, Alleging Negligence.

The family of a Bria of Geneva resident who died from the coronavirus in April claims in the lawsuit that the nursing home failed to adequately test residents and staff, and didn’t isolate infected residents in time to protect others.


The State Attorney General Is Scrutinizing This Assisted Living Facility Over Its Handling of COVID-19. Some Residents Are Suing It, Too.

Coronavirus was infecting residents and staff of a Queens adult home, who told ProPublica management had misled them about its spread.


The Trump Administration Has Put Federal Workers at Coronavirus Risk, Senators Say

Citing ProPublica’s reporting, 22 Senate Democrats have asked the White House to explain its management of federal employee safety.

The Pandemic and Illinois Schools

This Rural School District Has Been Asking for Wi-Fi for Years. Now It’s Finally Getting It.

An anonymous individual donated a dozen internet hotspots. A school district near Chicago is sending Chromebooks. And a superintendent in rural Illinois is stunned by the support to keep his students learning.


Congress Is Investigating Whether a Ventilator Company Is Gouging the U.S. — and Why the Government Is Letting It Happen

A congressional subcommittee is questioning a federal decision to pay quadruple the price for the commercial version of a ventilator Royal Philips N.V. had developed with taxpayer funds.


Democratic Senators Demand Answers on Trump’s Secretive Border Expulsions

After ProPublica’s report, Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee ask the Department of Homeland Security to explain why it thinks emergency powers granted to the CDC allow it to bypass existing asylum laws.


ER Staffing Company Reverses Benefits Cuts for Doctors and Nurses Fighting Coronavirus

Alteon Health rolled back cuts to vacation and retirement benefits for emergency room doctors and medical professionals after ProPublica’s reporting. Hours are still being reshuffled as non-coronavirus patients avoid the ER.


Sen. Burr Faces DOJ Investigation for Selling a Fortune in Stocks Right Before the Market Crashed

The investigation comes after ProPublica reported that the North Carolina lawmaker unloaded a significant portion of his total stock holdings before the coronavirus sell-off in the stock market.


“Now I Can Afford My Meds.” After Months of Appeals, Retiree’s Medicaid Benefits Are Restored.

South Carolina’s Medicaid agency abruptly and unexpectedly canceled Judith Persutti’s insurance in 2019, but reinstated it following a little-used appeals process.


The VA Will Now Let Some Administrative Staff Work From Home

After New Mexico In Depth and ProPublica reported that the VA was not allowing telework, the agency reversed course. Some workers remain skeptical that the policy will be implemented.

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Senator Who Dumped Stocks Before Coronavirus Crash Has Asked Ethics Officials for a “Complete Review”

After ProPublica’s report that Richard Burr dumped stocks after reassuring the public about coronavirus readiness, he said he welcomed an ethics investigation.


Spencer’s Pressured Employees to Come to Work, Selling Gag Gifts and Sex Toys, Until We Called

One store manager said the gag gift shop was “valuing us coming in and selling dildos and shot glasses over the health of our families.” Just before its deadline to comment, the store announced it was closing due to coronavirus.


House Democrats Probe Faulty Test Kits’ Role in Delaying Coronavirus Response

The House Oversight Committee cited ProPublica’s reporting in requesting documents from the Trump administration.

Medicare Keeps Spending More on COVID-19 Testing. Fraud and Overspending Are Partly Why.

COVID-19 Origins: Investigating a “Complex and Grave Situation” Inside a Wuhan Lab

The COVID-19 Booster’s Public Relations Problem

They Tried to Get PPE When We Needed It Most. Instead, They Got Ripped Off.

Vaccine Medical Exemptions Are Rare. Thousands of Nursing Home Workers Have Them.

What’s Holding Up the COVID Vaccines for Children Under 5?

I Saw Firsthand What It Takes to Keep COVID Out of Hong Kong. It Felt Like a Different Planet.

They Were the Pandemic’s Perfect Victims

Here’s Why Rapid COVID Tests Are So Expensive and Hard to Find

The Federal Government Gave Billions to America’s Schools for COVID-19 Relief. Where Did the Money Go?

We’re Losing Our Humanity, and the Pandemic Is to Blame

Few Masks. Sick Kids. Packed ERs. How One District’s First Four Weeks of School Went Bad.

ProPublica Wins First Solo Emmy Award

A Boy Went to a COVID-Swamped ER. He Waited for Hours. Then His Appendix Burst.

A Boy With an Autoimmune Disease Was Ready to Learn in Person. Then His State Banned Mask Mandates.

The CDC Only Tracks a Fraction of Breakthrough COVID-19 Infections, Even as Cases Surge

Has Your School Had a COVID Outbreak? Is Your District Following CDC Guidelines? Help Us Report.

My Kids’ School Won’t Reinstate Masks Despite a Recent Surge in COVID Cases. Here’s What I Chose to Do.

ProPublica Short Film Nominated for Emmy Award

“Don’t You Work With Old People?”: Many Elder-Care Workers Still Refuse to Get COVID-19 Vaccine

GOP Legislators in Missouri Oppose Vaccine Efforts as State Becomes COVID Hotspot

A Postal Worker Begged for Stronger COVID-19 Protections. She Ended Up Spending Six Weeks in the Hospital.

A Crisis of Undiagnosed Cancers Is Emerging in the Pandemic’s Second Year

My Kids’ School Closed Again. So I Started Calling Experts.

Cuomo’s Nursing Home Scandal Raises Questions for One of His Senior Aides

Cómo se incorpora la inequidad en el sistema de vacunación de Estados Unidos

How Inequity Gets Built Into America’s Vaccination System

Mueren en la lista de espera

Why We Can’t Make Vaccine Doses Any Faster

Dying on the Waitlist

Cuomo Still Underreporting the Total Count of COVID Nursing Home Deaths

Fauci: Vaccines for Kids as Young as First Graders Could Be Authorized by September

Why Opening Restaurants Is Exactly What the Coronavirus Wants Us to Do

“We’ve Let the Worst Happen”: Reflecting on 400,000 Dead

How Many Vaccine Shots Go to Waste? Several States Aren’t Counting.

How Operation Warp Speed Created Vaccination Chaos

“Those of Us Who Don’t Die Are Going to Quit”: A Crush of Patients, Dwindling Supplies and the Nurse Who Lost Hope

How the History of Waterloo, Iowa, Explains How Meatpacking Plants Became Hotbeds of COVID-19

Leaked Documents Show How China’s Army of Paid Internet Trolls Helped Censor the Coronavirus

Only Seven of Stanford’s First 5,000 Vaccines Were Designated for Medical Residents

Vaccinating Black Americans Is Essential. Key States Aren’t Doing the Work to Combat Hesitancy

The Family Court Judge Who Threatened a Mother With Contempt of Court for Getting Her Child a COVID-19 Test

States With Few Coronavirus Restrictions Are Spreading the Virus Beyond Their Borders

Two School Districts Had Different Mask Policies. Only One Had a Teacher on a Ventilator.

Rapid Testing Is Less Accurate Than the Government Wants to Admit

The Enraging Deja Vu of a Third Coronavirus Wave

Most States Aren’t Ready to Distribute the Leading COVID-19 Vaccine

How Your Brain Tricks You Into Taking Risks During the Pandemic

The Questionable Line Items of Illinois’ COVID-19 Spending

Grenades, Bread and Body Bags: How Illinois Has Spent $1.6 Billion in Response to COVID-19 So Far

Who Decides When Vaccine Studies Are Done? Internal Documents Show Fauci Plays a Key Role.

Illinois Has Had COVID-19 Outbreaks in 44 Schools but Won’t Say Where They’ve Occurred

What’s It Like to Be a Contact Tracer? We Spoke With 3 to Find Out.

How to Tell a Political Stunt From a Real Vaccine

Trump’s Vaccine Czar Refuses to Give Up Stock in Drug Company Involved in His Government Role

Correos electrónicos muestran que la industria empacadora de carnes redactó el borrador de una orden ejecutiva para que las plantas permanecieran abiertas

Foreign Masks, Fear and a Fake Certification: Staff at CSL Plasma Say Conditions at Donation Centers Aren’t Safe

Poorly Protected Postal Workers Are Catching COVID-19 by the Thousands. It’s One More Threat to Voting by Mail.

Help Us Report on COVID-19 Vaccines

Emails Show the Meatpacking Industry Drafted an Executive Order to Keep Plants Open

A Doctor Went to His Own Employer for a COVID-19 Antibody Test. It Cost $10,984.

He Faced a Criminal Charge for Not Self-Isolating When He Had COVID-19 Symptoms. Prosecutors Just Dropped the Case.

Las empresas empacadoras de carne ignoraron las advertencias durante años, pero ahora dicen que nadie habría podido prepararse para COVID-19

Hundreds of Thousands of Nursing Home Residents May Not Be Able to Vote in November Because of the Pandemic

¿Son seguras las escuelas y las universidades en Estados Unidos? ¿Los alumnos realmente aprenden? Ayúdenos a saber más.

For Election Administrators, Death Threats Have Become Part of the Job

Meatpacking Companies Dismissed Years of Warnings but Now Say Nobody Could Have Prepared for COVID-19

Cellphone Data Shows How Las Vegas Is “Gambling With Lives” Across the Country

Near Misses at UNC Chapel Hill’s High-Security Lab Illustrate Risk of Accidents With Coronaviruses

Here Are Six Accidents UNC Researchers Had With Lab-Created Coronaviruses

Internal Memo Shows Trump Administration Expects Drastic Drop in Demand for U.S. Visas for Years to Come

CareOne Nursing Homes Said They Could Safely Take More COVID-19 Patients. But Death Rates Soared.

How We Analyzed Data on Nursing Home Outbreaks

Case Closed: Michigan Judge Removes Grace, Black Teen Jailed for Not Doing Online Schoolwork, From Probation

Local Officials Say a Nursing Home Dumped Residents to Die at Hospitals

The White House Paid Up to $500 Million Too Much for These Ventilators, Congressional Investigators Say

Cannabis, Lies and Foreign Cash: A Mother and Daughter’s Journey Through the Underground Mask Trade

Nobody Accurately Tracks Health Care Workers Lost to COVID-19. So She Stays Up At Night Cataloging the Dead.

How a $175 COVID-19 Test Led to $2,479 in Charges

How Many People in the U.S. Are Hospitalized With COVID-19? Who Knows?

El COVID-19 golpea Texas y los hispanos son quienes más mueren

Prosecutors Say They Support Releasing Girl Who Was Detained for Not Doing Her Schoolwork

“It Cost Me Everything”: In Texas, COVID-19 Takes a Devastating Toll on Hispanic Residents

They Warned OSHA They Were in “Imminent Danger” at the Meat Plant. Now They’re Suing the Agency.

How to Understand COVID-19 Numbers

Politicians and Business Interests Pushed Health Officials Aside to Control Reopening. Then Cases Exploded.

Hospitals Are Suddenly Short of Young Doctors — Because of Trump’s Visa Ban

The Michigan Supreme Court Is Reviewing the Case of a Teenager Incarcerated After Not Doing Online Schoolwork During the Pandemic

The Cuomo Administration Hasn’t Said Which Nursing Homes Were Infected With COVID-19 After Its Order Sent Positive Patients Into Them

Trump Is Donating Ventilators to Countries That Don’t Need or Can’t Use Them

How McKinsey Is Making $100 Million (and Counting) Advising on the Government’s Bumbling Coronavirus Response

A Teenager Didn’t Do Her Online Schoolwork. So a Judge Sent Her to Juvenile Detention.

You Can Make Millions Selling Masks to the Government in Three Easy Steps

“All the Hospitals Are Full”: In Houston, Overwhelmed ICUs Leave COVID-19 Patients Waiting in ERs

Andrew Cuomo’s Report on Controversial Nursing Home Policy for COVID Patients Prompts More Controversy

A Spike in People Dying at Home Suggests Coronavirus Deaths in Houston May Be Higher Than Reported

Agonizing Lag in Coronavirus Research Puts Pregnant Women and Babies at Risk

Internal Messages Reveal Crisis at Houston Hospitals as Coronavirus Cases Surge

An Employee at a Private Sports Club Owned by This Billionaire Governor Tested Positive for Coronavirus

A Company Run by a White House “Volunteer” With No Experience in Medical Supplies Got $2.4 Million From the Feds for Medical Supplies

No, President Trump, Testing Is Not Causing Case Counts to Rise. The Virus Is Just Spreading Faster.

He Removed Labels That Said “Medical Use Prohibited,” Then Tried to Sell Thousands of Masks to Officials Who Distribute to Hospitals

Inside the U.S.’s Largest Maximum-Security Prison, COVID-19 Raged. Outside, Officials Called Their Fight a Success.

The Governor Urged Businesses to Reopen Safely, but a Restaurant at His Luxury Resort Didn’t, Complaints Say

The Prison Was Built to Hold 1,500 Inmates. It Had Over 2,000 Coronavirus Cases.

The Trump Administration Paid Millions for Test Tubes — and Got Unusable Mini Soda Bottles

“Fast-Tracking” a Coronavirus Vaccine Sounds Great. It’s Not That Simple.

How — and When — Can the Coronavirus Vaccine Become a Reality?

“Fire Through Dry Grass”: Andrew Cuomo Saw COVID-19’s Threat to Nursing Homes. Then He Risked Adding to It.

How America’s Hospitals Survived the First Wave of the Coronavirus

A Hospital’s Secret Coronavirus Policy Separated Native American Mothers From Their Newborns

Emails Reveal Chaos as Meatpacking Companies Fought Health Agencies Over COVID-19 Outbreaks in Their Plants

Did Your Job Give You Masks or Other Protective Gear? Send Us a Picture.

Federal Agencies Have Spent Millions on KN95 Masks, Often Without Knowing Who Made Them

On the Minds of Black Lives Matter Protesters: A Racist Health System

Small Businesses Failed by Federal Bailout Program Turn to Cash-Strapped Local Governments for Help

Tear Gas Is Way More Dangerous Than Police Let On — Especially During the Coronavirus Pandemic

She Paid Thousands for a Visa to Work in the U.S. Then She Got Laid Off. Now, She’s Trapped.

How Germany Saved Its Workforce From Unemployment While Spending Less Per Person Than the U.S.

Senior Citizens in Subsidized Housing Have Been Dying Alone at Home, Unnoticed Because of Coronavirus Distancing

This Treasury Official Is Running the Bailout. It’s Been Great for His Family.

The Secret, Absurd World of Coronavirus Mask Traders and Middlemen Trying To Get Rich Off Government Money

Overdose Deaths Have Skyrocketed in Chicago, and the Coronavirus Pandemic May Be Making It Worse

ProPublica Files Lawsuit Seeking Medical Stockpile Records From HHS

Nursing Homes Fought Federal Emergency Plan Requirements for Years. Now, They’re Coronavirus Hot Spots.

Hidden in the New House Coronavirus Relief Bill: Billions for Defense Contractors

House Democrats Demand Trump Administration Stop Rushing Through Deportations of Migrant Children

Masks Sold by Former White House Official to Navajo Hospitals Don’t Meet FDA Standards

100,000 Lives Lost to COVID-19. What Did They Teach Us?

A Closer Look at Federal COVID Contractors Reveals Inexperience, Fraud Accusations and a Weapons Dealer Operating Out of Someone’s House

Democratic Congressman Calls for Probe Into Former White House Official’s $3 Million Mask Deal

The Financial Catastrophe That Coronavirus Brought to Small Towns

Bill Barr Promised to Release Prisoners Threatened by Coronavirus — Even as the Feds Secretly Made It Harder for Them to Get Out

Nike Turned Away a Public Health Official From Its Warehouse Days After a Worker With COVID-19 Died

What Parents Should Know About Coronavirus as Kids Return to Babysitters, Day Cares and Camps

The Feds Gave a Former White House Official $3 Million to Supply Masks to Navajo Hospitals. Some May Not Work.

Trump’s Food Aid Program Gives Little Funding to the Northeast, Where Coronavirus Hit Hardest

In Hard-Hit New Jersey, COVID-19 Saddles Some Small Health Departments With Crushing Workload

More Than 1 in 5 Illinoisans Living in State Homes for Adults With Disabilities Have Tested Positive for the Coronavirus

A Nurse With One Lung Had COVID-19. Other Nurses Saved Her.

Rent Is Still Due in Kushnerville

Families of Special Needs Students Fear They’ll Lose School Services in Coronavirus Shutdown

What Experts Say About Narrowing COVID-19 Racial Disparities

You Don’t Need Invasive Tech for Successful Contact Tracing. Here’s How It Works.

Do I Know Enough to Get a Job as a Contact Tracer?

Wedding Planner, Caterer, “Brand Builder”: Trump’s Food Aid Program Is Paying $100+ Million to Unlicensed Dealers

The Trump Administration Is Rushing Deportations of Migrant Children During Coronavirus

Substitute Pharmacists Warn Their Co-Workers: We’ll Probably Bring the Virus to You

“Immune to Evidence”: How Dangerous Coronavirus Conspiracies Spread

Two Coasts. One Virus. How New York Suffered Nearly 10 Times the Number of Deaths as California.

Another Private Jet Company Owned by a Trump Donor Got a Bailout — This One for $20 Million

She Fought to Keep COVID-19 Out of Her Nursing Home. Then, She Got Sick.

Families Were Grieving and Planning Funerals. They Still Wanted to Share Their Stories.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Is Cracking Down on Cities’ Enforcement of COVID-19 Orders, but Many Already Took a Lax Approach

Richard Burr Steps Down From Chairmanship of Senate Intelligence Committee

The Trump Administration Says a New Bailout Program Will Help 35 Million Americans. It Probably Won’t.

A Trump Official Tried to Fast-Track Funding for His Friend’s Unproven COVID-19 “Treatment,” Whistleblower Says

A Quarter of the Residents at This Nursing Home Died From COVID-19. Families Want Answers.

Ignoring Trump and Right-Wing Think Tanks, Red States Expand Vote by Mail

COVID-19 Cases at One Texas Immigration Detention Center Soared in a Matter of Days. Now, Town Leaders Want Answers.

Superintendent Bragged About VA Review of Short-Staffed Soldiers Home. Two Months Later, 73 Veterans Are Dead.

Los New Yorkers: esenciales y desprotegidos en el epicentro de la pandemia

I’m an Investigative Journalist. These Are the Questions I Asked About the Viral “Plandemic” Video.

Early Data Shows Black People Are Being Disproportionally Arrested for Social Distancing Violations

What Happened When Health Officials Wanted to Close a Meatpacking Plant, but the Governor Said No

How Climate Change Is Contributing to Skyrocketing Rates of Infectious Disease

How Safe Are Nursing Homes Near Me? This Tool Will Help You Find Out.

On the Same Day Sen. Richard Burr Dumped Stock, So Did His Brother-in-Law. Then the Market Crashed.

The TSA Hoarded 1.3 Million N95 Masks Even Though Airports Are Empty and It Doesn’t Need Them

She Made Every Effort to Avoid COVID-19 While Pregnant. Not a Single Thing Went According to Plan.

Trump Hasn’t Released Funds That Help Families of COVID-19 Victims Pay for Burials. Members of Congress Want to Change That.

The Bigoted, Conspiratorial Rants of Rudy Giuliani’s Radio Show

“Similar to Times of War”: The Staggering Toll of COVID-19 on Filipino Health Care Workers

These Workers Packed Lip Gloss and Pandora Charm Bracelets. They Were Labeled “Essential” but Didn’t Feel Safe.

Why You Can’t Always Trust Your Coronavirus Antibody Test Results

Los New Yorkers: Essential and Underprotected in the Pandemic’s Epicenter

This ICE Detainee Caught Coronavirus After Asking to Be Released. A Judge Says He Still Shouldn’t Be Let Go.

“I Do Not Want to Die in Here”: Letters From the Houston Jail

How Profit and Incompetence Delayed N95 Masks While People Died at the VA

This Rural Nursing Home Has Lost Nearly a Quarter of Its Residents to COVID-19. Now Its State Is Reopening.

¿Qué pasa cuando los obreros que hacen jabón de manos contraen COVID-19? Protestan.

In Chicago, Urban Density May Not Be to Blame for the Spread of the Coronavirus

Texas Still Won’t Say Which Nursing Homes Have COVID-19 Cases. Families Are Demanding Answers.

Inside the Jail With One of the Country’s Largest Coronavirus Outbreaks

Grieving Families Need Help Paying for COVID-19 Burials, but Trump Hasn’t Released the Money

What Happens When the Workers Who Make Hand Soap Get COVID-19? They Protest.

What Antibody Studies Can Tell You — and More Importantly, What They Can’t

Health Insurers to Investors: We’re Good. Health Insurers to Lawmakers: Please Help.

One Thing the Pandemic Hasn’t Stopped: Aggressive Medical-Debt Collection

“There’s No Such Thing as Returning to Normal”: We Answered Your Questions About Reopening America

Sen. Richard Burr Is Not Just a Friend to the Health Care Industry. He’s Also a Stockholder.

The Amazon Lockdown: How an Unforgiving Algorithm Drives Suppliers to Favor the E-Commerce Giant Over Other Retailers

Rescuing Her Father From an Assisted Living Facility in the Coronavirus Epicenter

“Did I Mess This Up?” A Father Dying From Coronavirus, a Distraught Daughter and a Midnight Rescue.

Nursing Homes Violated Basic Health Standards, Allowing the Coronavirus to Explode

Life and Death, But No Trash Pickup: Diary of a Young COVID-19 Nurse

How We Used FOIA to Track Ventilator and Hospital Bed Availability in Illinois

This Hospital Has Only 8 Nurses. They Are Also the Janitors.

Coronavirus Put Her Out of Work, Then Debt Collectors Froze Her Savings Account

How Jared Kushner Is Tackling the White House’s Coronavirus Response — Without Any Evident Experience

NYC Mayor and Health Officials Misled Public About Plans to Move COVID-19 Patients Into Nursing Home, Advocates Say

Leaked Recordings Reveal Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Firmly in Charge and City Alderman Left Largely on the Sidelines

Coronavirus Entered My Father’s Nursing Home and Nobody Warned Me. I Did Not Get the Chance to Save Him.

To Understand the Medical Supply Shortage, It Helps to Know How the U.S. Lost the Lithium Ion Battery to China

Medical Staffing Companies Cut Doctors’ Pay While Spending Millions on Political Ads

Officials Knew Coronavirus Could Spread at the Houston Rodeo and Proceeded With the Event Anyway

Most Illinois School Districts Did Not Have Approved E-learning Plans Before the Pandemic

Health Officials Recommended Canceling Events with 10-50 People. Then 33,000 Fans Attended a Major League Soccer Game.

Seattle Allowed 33,000 Fans to Attend a Soccer Game as COVID-19 Cases Increased

Coronavirus Advice From Abroad: 7 Lessons America’s Governors Should Not Ignore as They Reopen Their Economies

A Nurse’s Hospital Wouldn’t Let Her Wear an N95 Mask. She Hasn’t Been Back to Work in Weeks.

Without Federal Help, New York Doctors Had to Ask Medical Supply Execs for Dialysis Supplies

Internal Documents Show Federal Agencies Supported the WHO Before Trump Was Against It

Chicago Lakeshore Hospital Closes After Years of Abuse Allegations but Cites “the COVID-19 Pandemic”

Coronavirus in Illinois: Are There Enough Ventilators and Hospital Beds Near Me?

Millions of Essential Workers Are Being Left Out of COVID-19 Workplace Safety Protections, Thanks to OSHA

Trump Administration Officials Warned Against Halting Funding to WHO, Leaked Memo Shows

The CDC and WHO Have Already Said Mosquitoes Don’t Spread Coronavirus. Now USDA Will Study It, Too.

Al menos 37 menores en un albergue de Chicago para inmigrantes detenidos han dado positivo en pruebas de COVID-19

Ventilators Aren’t Going to Cure COVID-19. Here’s What They Can Do.

COVID-19 Put Her Husband in the ICU. She Had to Be Hospitalized Next. The State Demanded to Know: Who Would Care for Their Children?

There’s Been a Spike in People Dying at Home in Several Cities. That Suggests Coronavirus Deaths Are Higher Than Reported.

She Came to New York to Help Fight COVID. She Walked Into a “War Movie.”

Postal Workers Say USPS Isn’t Telling Them When Colleagues Test Positive for COVID-19, Despite Promising To

At Least 19 Children at a Chicago Shelter for Immigrant Detainees Have Tested Positive for COVID-19

Climate Change Won’t Stop for the Coronavirus Pandemic

How Panic Buying Has Put an Incredible Strain on Food Banks Even As the Need for Them Explodes

Lessons Learned From Running ICUs in Disaster Zones

Coronavirus Tests Are Being Fast-Tracked by the FDA, but It’s Unclear How Accurate They Are.

He Spent $500,000 to Buy Coronavirus Tests. Health Officials Say They’re Unreliable.

The White House Pushed FEMA To Give its Biggest Coronavirus Contract to a Company That Never Had to Bid

Medical Staffing Companies Owned by Rich Investors Cut Doctor Pay and Now Want Bailout Money

Rationing Protective Gear Means Checking on Coronavirus Patients Less Often. This Can Be Deadly.

Trump Removed the Head of the Coronavirus Bailout Oversight Board. Its Members Could Be Next.

Pharmacy Workers Are Coming Down With COVID-19. But They Can’t Afford to Stop Working.

We Still Don’t Know How Many People Are in the Hospital With COVID-19

Inside the Union Where Coronavirus Put 98% of Members Out of Work

A Company Promised Cheap Ventilators to the Government, Never Delivered and Is Now Charging Quadruple the Price for New Ones

Yes, Trump Hotels Do Appear to Qualify for Coronavirus Bailout Benefits.

A School on Navajo Nation Stayed Open. Then People Started Showing Symptoms.

A Nurse Bought Protective Supplies for Her Colleagues Using GoFundMe. The Hospital Suspended Her.

Senate Intel Chair Sold Dutch Fertilizer Stock in 2018, Right Before a Collapse

How New York City’s Emergency Ventilator Stockpile Ended Up on the Auction Block

Cancer Surgeries and Organ Transplants Are Being Put Off for Coronavirus. Can They Wait?

Who Has Emergency Authority Over Elections? Nobody’s Quite Sure.

“Dead on Arrival”: A N.Y. Fire Chief’s COVID Journal

It’s Hardly Shocking the Navy Fired a Commander for Warning of Coronavirus Threat. It’s Part of a Pattern.

Overwhelmed Hospitals Face a New Crisis: Staffing Firms Are Cutting Their Doctors’ Hours and Pay

Along the Border, the Population Is High Risk for Coronavirus, but Testing Is In Short Supply

Early Data Shows African Americans Have Contracted and Died of Coronavirus at an Alarming Rate

How Tea Party Budget Battles Left the National Emergency Medical Stockpile Unprepared for Coronavirus

One Reason Caregivers Are Wearing Trash Bags: A U.S. Firm Had to Recall 9 Million Surgical Gowns

Rural Counties Consider an Alternative Type of Social Distancing — Kicking Chicago Out of Illinois

In This Remote Town, Spring Means Salmon — and Thousands of Fishermen From Coronavirus Hot Spots

Leaked Border Patrol Memo Tells Agents to Send Migrants Back Immediately — Ignoring Asylum Law

Meet the Pastors Holding In-Person Services During Coronavirus

Trump Congratulates Businesses for Helping Fight Coronavirus. But His Own Company Has Been Absent.

In Desperation, New York State Pays Up to 15 Times the Normal Prices for Medical Equipment

Coronavirus in New York City: How Many Confirmed Cases Are Near Me?

Los hospitales han dejado solos, confundidos y sin atención adecuada a muchos pacientes con COVID-19 que no hablan inglés

What We Need to Understand About Asymptomatic Carriers if We’re Going to Beat Coronavirus

Now That Coronavirus Is Inside This Adult Home for the Elderly or Mentally Ill, It May Be Impossible to Stop

Intellectual Disability Service Providers Want to Protect Clients. The State Isn’t Telling Them How.

New York Wants Health Workers to Join the Fight Against COVID-19. Will It Pick Up Their Medical Bills if They Get Sick?

¿Qué sucedería si se enferman los empleados que cortan las carnes del país?

“I’m Terrified”: Pregnant Health Care Workers at Risk for Coronavirus Are Being Forced to Keep Working

A Major Medical Staffing Company Just Slashed Benefits for Doctors and Nurses Fighting Coronavirus

Hospitals Have Left Many COVID-19 Patients Who Don’t Speak English Alone, Confused and Without Proper Care

Taxpayers Paid Millions to Design a Low-Cost Ventilator for a Pandemic. Instead, the Company Is Selling Versions of It Overseas.

He Was Ordered to Self-Isolate. He Didn’t. Now He’s Facing Criminal Charges.

Life on a Block With an Emergency Morgue Truck: “We Hear the Hum of the Refrigerator Going All Night Long”

The Chicago Housing Authority Was Slow to Protect Residents During the Coronavirus Outbreak

What We Know — and Don’t Know — About Possible Coronavirus Treatments Promoted by Trump

Expired Respirators. Reused Masks. Nurses in the Nation’s Original Covid-19 Epicenter Offer Sobering Accounts of What Could Come.

What Happens If Workers Cutting Up the Nation’s Meat Get Sick?

This VA Hospital Cited “Misleading” Data to Restrict Mask Use for Health Care Workers

The Trump Administration Is Leaving the Nation’s Emergency Backup Hospital System on the Sidelines

They Didn’t Have Coronavirus Symptoms Until After They Gave Birth. Then They Tested Positive.

When the State Shifted to E-learning, This Rural School Superintendent Shifted to the Copy Machine

Not All Schools Can #KeepLearning

In a 10-Day Span, ICE Flew This Detainee Across the Country — Nine Times

People With Intellectual Disabilities May Be Denied Lifesaving Care Under These Plans as Coronavirus Spreads

How the Rich and Powerful Profit From Crises Like Coronavirus

What’s It Like on One of the Only University Campuses Still Open in the U.S.?

Medical Workers Treating Coronavirus Are Resorting to Homemade Masks

As Coronavirus Infections Spread, So Have Clashes Between ICE Detainees and Guards

Republican Billionaire’s Group Pushes Unproven COVID-19 Treatment Trump Promoted

Coronavirus Hospitalization Numbers Are Spotty. Journalists, Help Us Fill in the Gaps.

Internal Emails Show How Chaos at the CDC Slowed the Early Response to Coronavirus

“Our Goal Should Be to Crush the Curve”

Desperate Hospitals May Put Two Patients on One Ventilator. That’s Risky.

How China Built a Twitter Propaganda Machine Then Let It Loose on Coronavirus

Your Neighborhood Might Be a Coronavirus Hot Spot, but New York City Refuses to Release the Data

The Defense Production Act Gives the President Power — but Not Much Funding

Obreros “esenciales” de fábricas temen ir al trabajo y no pueden permitirse quedarse en casa

Why This Coronavirus Is Not Like the Flu, or Even the Swine Flu

Even After Trump Declared a National Emergency, Some Talk Radio Hosts Weren’t Convinced

Medicaid Abruptly Canceled Her Health Insurance. Then Came the Coronavirus.

Governments Are Telling Americans to Stay at Home. But Thousands of People Don’t Have One.

Inside an Immigration Detention Facility as the Coronavirus Spreads

Un empleado de servicios médicos describe las terribles consecuencias de la insuficiencia pulmonar causada por el COVID-19, incluso en sus pacientes jóvenes

Doctors Are Hoarding Unproven Coronavirus Medicine by Writing Prescriptions for Themselves and Their Families

Calls to Illinois’ Child Abuse Hotline Dropped by Nearly Half Amid the Spread of Coronavirus. Here’s Why That’s Not Good News.

“Essential” Factory Workers Are Afraid to Go to Work and Can’t Afford to Stay Home

Renters Became Homeless During the Coronavirus Pandemic After Housing Authorities Delayed Paperwork

Voting by Mail Would Reduce Coronavirus Transmission but It Has Other Risks

ICE Detainee Says Migrants Are Going on a Hunger Strike for Soap

The Coronavirus Testing Paradox

Aumentarán la violencia intrafamiliar y el abuso infantil durante las cuarentenas. También empeorará la negligencia contra las personas en riesgo, informan trabajadores sociales.

We’re Making Public Records Requests to Help Us Cover the Coronavirus. Tell Us What We Should Be Asking For.

Lo que significa el coronavirus para un embarazo, y otras cosas que deben saber las madres embarazadas y nuevas

ICE ha fallado constantemente en contener enfermedades contagiosas, según nuestros análisis. Es un peligro para el público.

Fatal Coronavirus Outbreak at Assisted Living Center Is Grim Reminder That Both Residents and Staff Are at Risk

Lupus Patients Can’t Get Crucial Medication After President Trump Pushes Unproven Coronavirus Treatment

Remote Alaska Villages Isolate Themselves Further in Effort to Shield Against Coronavirus

Domestic Violence and Child Abuse Will Rise During Quarantines. So Will Neglect of At-Risk People, Social Workers Say.

A Medical Worker Describes Terrifying Lung Failure From COVID-19 — Even in His Young Patients

Immigration Courts Are Telling Employees to Come to Work — Ignoring Health Risks and Local Shelter-in-Place Orders

The White House Asked Manufacturers for Help, Then Gave Them No Clear Instructions

The Veterans Health Administration Has Banned Even Administrative Employees From Working From Home

Here’s Why Florida Got All the Emergency Medical Supplies It Requested While Other States Did Not

ICE Has Repeatedly Failed to Contain Contagious Diseases, Our Analysis Shows. It’s a Danger to the Public.

I’m Not in the NBA Nor Am I Tom Hanks. Here’s How I Lucked Into a COVID-19 Test.

What Coronavirus Means for Pregnancy, and Other Things New and Expecting Mothers Should Know

Senator Dumped Up to $1.7 Million of Stock After Reassuring Public About Coronavirus Preparedness

A Congressman Skipped the Coronavirus Relief Vote. Instead, He Went Home to Tell Senior Citizens to Blame Mass Media.

As Doctors and Nurses Grow Desperate for Protective Gear, They Fear They’re Infecting Patients

No, President Trump, the Coronavirus Is Nothing Like H1N1 Swine Flu Either

Elections May Have to Change During the Coronavirus Outbreak. Here’s How.

How My Mom Followed Her Instincts to Find Her First Coronavirus Patient

Chicago Public Libraries Are Staying Open Even Though Librarians Say It Is Not Safe

As Coronavirus Cases Rise, Members of Some Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Communities Continue to Congregate

Chicago Temporarily Halts Some Debt Collections and Ticketing Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Letter Carriers Say the Postal Service Pressured Them to Deliver Mail Despite Coronavirus Symptoms — and Often Without Hand Sanitizer

During Tuesday’s Illinois Primary, Chicago Alderman and Former Firefighter Nicholas Sposato Delivered Pizzas at the Polls as His Ward Office Remained Open

Medical Conferences Didn’t Cancel, Exposing Doctors Who Treat High-Risk Patients to Coronavirus

Congress Passed $8.3 Billion in Emergency Coronavirus Funding, but First Responders Still Can’t Buy Masks

How Many Americans Are Really Infected With the Coronavirus?

The Trump Administration Drove Him Back to China, Where He Invented a Fast Coronavirus Test

How Quickly Hospitals Could Fill Up if We Don’t Slow Coronavirus Down

Illinois Hospitals Lack the Beds Needed to Care for the Number of Residents Projected to Get Coronavirus

The Five Questions Reporters Need to Ask Hospitals and Local Officials About Coronavirus

Are Hospitals Near Me Ready for Coronavirus? Here Are Nine Different Scenarios.

Methodology: How ProPublica Mapped Hospital Capacity for Coronavirus

Chicago Shuts Down, but Its Public Libraries Are Open. Librarians Want Them Closed.

Inside the Pro-Trump Facebook Group Where First Responders Call Coronavirus a Hoax

The CDC Recommends Americans Stay at Home — Unless They Work for the CDC

After Discovering a Sailor With Coronavirus, the U.S. Navy Crowded Dozens Into One Room

Millions of Federal Workers Still Waiting on Work-From-Home Order During Coronavirus Pandemic

Coronavirus Panic Buying Puts Grocery Workers and Shoppers at Risk of Infection

No Matter What Some Public Officials Say, the Message You Need to Hear Is “Stay Home”

How South Korea Scaled Coronavirus Testing While the U.S. Fell Dangerously Behind

A Parent at My Kids’ School Tested Positive. New York City Didn’t Tell Us and Hasn’t Closed the School.

This Coronavirus Is Unlike Anything in Our Lifetime, and We Have to Stop Comparing It to the Flu

First Responders Face High Risk but Lack Supplies and Personnel to Combat Coronavirus

Some Towns Still Haven’t Halted Utility Shut-offs for Unpaid Water Bills During Coronavirus, Even as Federal Lawmakers Demand It

The FDA Is Forcing the CDC to Waste Time Double Testing Some Coronavirus Cases

Should I Quarantine Because of Coronavirus? It Depends on Who You Ask.

Are You in Coronavirus Quarantine? Tell Us What Authorities Told You So We Can Make Sure It’s Right.

You Might Be Buying a Hand Sanitizer That Won’t Work for Coronavirus

I Lived Through SARS and Reported on Ebola. These Are the Questions We Should Be Asking About Coronavirus.

U.S. Hospitals Say They’re Ready for Coronavirus. Their Infection Control Violations Say Otherwise.

¿Cómo está afectando el coronavirus tu trabajo o tu vida diaria? Cuéntanos tu historia.

We Want to Talk to People Working, Living and Grieving on the Front Lines of the Coronavirus. Help Us Report.

Key Missteps at the CDC Have Set Back Its Ability to Detect the Potential Spread of Coronavirus