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May 02 2018
President Trump wants to go further on drug prices: HHS Secretary
Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on Wednesday said President Donald Trump wants to go further in lowering drug prices, an issue he campaigned on during the 2016 presidential race.Reuters
Feb 27 2023
Misinformation Watch: Did COVID-19 Leak From a Chinese Lab?
Three years after the COVID-19 pandemic began, questions and debate over its origins continue.
In particular, the theory that COVID-19 began with a leak from a Chinese laboratory has been one of the most controversial political narratives of the past several years.What Left-Rated Media Does Highlight lack of evidence for lab leak theory Frame Henry A. Brechter
Dec 07 2020
Biden names California Attorney General Xavier Becerra as his HHS secretary nominee
President-elect Joe Biden has chosen Democratic California Attorney General Xavier Becerra as his nominee-designate to head his Health and Human Services Department, a crucial post amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo was speculated to be on Biden's shortlist before she publicly refuted the rumors during a press conference.
“I am not going to be President-Washington Examiner
Nov 13 2017
Trump nominates Alex Azar for HHS secretary, replacing Tom Price
President Trump announced that he will nominate Alex Azar as his Health and Human Services secretary, replacing Tom Price who was forced to resign in September amid a scandal over travel expenses.Fox News (Online News)
Nov 13 2017
Trump selects former pharma executive Alex Azar to lead HHS
President Trump has selected former pharmaceutical executive Alex Azar as his newest pick to lead the department of Health and Human Services.
Mr. Trump tweeted while overseas of his intentions to tap Azar, writing that Azar "will be a star for better healthcare and lower drug prices!"CBS News (Online)
Sep 29 2017
Tom Price, Trump’s scandal-plagued HHS secretary, is stepping down
Controversy over private flights brought down Trump’s top health official.Vox
Sep 14 2020
Trump HHS Aide Michael Caputo Launches Unhinged Attack on CDC, Warns of Insurrection
Michael Caputo, the former Trump campaign official and Roger Stone associate whom President Trump appointed to be spokesman of the Department of Health and Human Services, spent the weekend defending his efforts to alter the CDC’s weekly COVID-19 reports in order to protect the president politically — a defense that included baselessly claiming that scientists at the agency were deep-stateNew York Magazine
Aug 21 2020
Former HHS Secretary says national coronavirus testing strategy needed to reopen schools
As the fall semester approaches, the decision of whether to bring millions of students and staff back to school has fallen largely on local school districts and university administrators.
But in order to prepare for the eventuality of coronavirus surges on campus, and avoid shuttering campus gates once more, a former administration official says that the Trump White House needs toCBS News (Online)
Jun 28 2020
'Window is closing' for US to get coronavirus under control, Trump's HHS secretary warns
(CNN)--Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar warned Sunday that the "window is closing" for the United States to get the coronavirus pandemic under control, as confirmed cases are surging in a majority of the country and some states are dealing with record numbers of hospitalizations.
"Things are very different from two months ago... So it is a very different situation, but thisCNN (Online News)
Jan 31 2023
Biden administration mulls public health emergency declaration on abortion
The Biden administration is weighing a plan to declare a public health emergency that would free up resources to help people access abortions.
The big picture: Both abortion rights advocates and Democratic lawmakers have urged the Department of Health and Human Services and President Biden to take such a step in response to the overturning of Roe v. Wade, which they say has created a "Axios