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Jul 20, 2021

Jul 20, 2021
GAO building

GAO gives 15 new pointers on pandemic recovery, readiness

The latest report looks at COVID-19 relief fund allocation, stockpiles, supply chains, and more.

Jul 01, 2021

Jul 01, 2021

COVID-19 Scan for Jul 01, 2021

Household COVID spread
Immigration detention and COVID-19

Apr 20, 2021

Apr 20, 2021
March Air Reserve Base in California

Report: HHS put repatriated US citizens at risk for COVID-19

Agencies didn't perform in the roles identified for the emergency return of US citizens, the GAO says.

Apr 15, 2021

Apr 15, 2021
Man getting vaccine in mobile unit

1 in 5 Americans say they won't get COVID-19 vaccine

About 43% of Republicans, 5% of Democrats, and 22% of Independents say no to the vaccine.

Mar 05, 2021

Mar 05, 2021
Researcher using biosafety cabinet

GAO spotlights FDA's COVID-related drug inspection backlog

GAO emphasizes addressing the backlog, pre-announced inspections, and alternative approaches.

Jan 29, 2021

Jan 29, 2021
Taking inventory at medical supply warehouse

GAO reiterates need for better COVID-19 supply chain, relief effort tracking

The report looks at medical supply chains, manufacturer transparency, financial aid, and more.

Dec 01, 2020

Dec 01, 2020
COVID-19 lab testing

GAO calls for COVID-19 medical supplies, testing guidance

The report calls for increased transparency on vaccine and treatment development and meeting states' needs for scarce medical supplies.

Nov 23, 2020

Nov 23, 2020
Student at laptop stressed out

GAO notes distance learning challenges for students in need

The report details obstacles for more than 12 million English language learners and special education students.

Nov 23, 2020

News Scan for Nov 23, 2020

Health problems in COVID survivors
Blood infections and COVID-19
Communicating food outbreaks
New Jamestown Canyon virus case

Nov 18, 2020

Nov 18, 2020
Vaccine production line

GAO highlights COVID vaccine supply chain, drug transparency issues

Supply chain issues could hinder vaccine rollout, and EUA data must be transparent, the report says.

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