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President Trump speaks at the White House about the U.S. response to the spread of the novel coronavirus. Roberto Schmidt/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Hand-Washing And Other Tips To Limit Your Coronavirus Risk

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COVID-19 Latest: Global Markets React, More Cases Reported

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Health officials have identified what could be the first U.S. case of the novel coronavirus spreading within the general population. But a hospital says the diagnosis was delayed for days. Here, a passenger wears a face mask on a train in San Francisco on Wednesday. David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, headquartered in Atlanta, announced on Wednesday a new case of the COVID-19 disease in California, a diagnosis that was delayed because testing wasn't done immediately. Jessica McGowan/Getty Images hide caption

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The new coronavirus has yet to sicken American health workers, as it has in China. But deaths of hospital workers in Asia have heightened scrutiny of the U.S. health care system's ability to protect people on the front line. Thomas Northcut/Getty Images hide caption

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As U.S. Preps For Coronavirus, Health Workers Question Safety Measures

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Hartford is home to the Connecticut State Capitol and state legislature — as well as to major U.S. insurance firms. In 2019, those insurers spent what it took to defeat Connecticut's version of a "public option" in health care, despite strong support among the state's lawmakers. Jessica Hill/AP hide caption

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Public Health Expert Shares Suggestions On How To Manage A Pandemic

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A drug implant was prescribed for an active 8-year-old girl diagnosed with central precocious puberty. The price of one option was thousands of dollars less than the other. Kristina Barker for KHN hide caption

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Hormone Blocker Sticker Shock: Kids Drug Costs 8 Times More Than One For Adults

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Amid Coronavirus Outbreak, Hong Kong Tries To Cope

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It's Not Clear What Single-Payer Health Care Would Mean For Older Workers

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