The failure to conduct early and wide testing left politicians ignorant of basic facts about the COVID-19 epidemic.
House Coronavirus Committee Will Investigate 'Price Gouging,' Not Government's Failed Pandemic Response
"We're not going to be looking back," said House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn.
Surgeon General Jerome Adams wants us to believe the CDC realized the danger posed by asymptomatic carriers only last week.
The problems with the federal response to COVID-19 go far beyond Donald Trump and deep into bureaucratic inertia.
The combination of limited evidence and conflicting priorities has resulted in whipsawing messages from experts.
The Kentucky congressman who insisted Congress record its vote on history's biggest spending bill is unapologetic and outspoken about limited government.
Markets are trying to meet spiking demand for face masks, but importers are stymied by the FDA and CDC
The Kentucky Republican took on Donald Trump and Nancy Pelosi to fight against the $2 trillion coronavirus spending package. He's just getting started.
DIY manufacturers scramble to reduce shortages, as public health officials send mixed messages about the efficacy of broader use.
Reason's Ronald Bailey on flattening the curve without killing freedom.
A Q&A with Alex Tabarrok, an economist at George Mason University and blogger at Marginal Revolution
Most Politicians Are Disingenuous Opportunists. The Coronavirus Outbreak Only Makes That More Obvious.
Politicians are merely using COVID-19 to push for policies they already wanted.
So far politicians have been acting as if only one side of the ledger matters.
U.S. Needs Billions of New Masks to Combat Coronavirus. Feds Say It'll Take Up To 90 Days to Approve New Mask-Making Facilities.
Established makers of N95 masks are ramping up production as fast as they can. New manufacturers hoping to help meet demand are running into regulatory roadblocks.
If you really want politicians to do something helpful, ask them to stop "leading" and to get out of the way.
How broken bureaucracy and poor political leadership combined to botch the rollout of COVID-19 testing
In the pandemic's wake, we'll learn, work, and live more online than ever.
The CDC's Shift From Vaping to COVID-19 Highlights the Crucial Differences Between Real and Metaphorical Epidemics
The agency's scaremongering about e-cigarettes undermined its credibility on the eve of a true public health crisis.
The biotech entrepreneur and Silicon Valley visionary calls for a "digital Dunkirk" to fix government failure and preserve future freedoms.
FDA and CDC bureaucrats stopped private and academic diagnostic tests from being deployed.
Even in California, Nearly All Patients With Vaping-Related Lung Injuries Used Black-Market THC Products
A study in a state where marijuana is legal confirms the predominant role of cannabis products from illegal sources.
No, Trump Didn't Cut the CDC's Coronavirus Budget. No, People Aren't Blaming Corona Beer for the Disease.
Coronavirus misinformation is spreading faster than the disease itself.
No matter how bad the outbreak might turn out to be, politicians will find a way to make it worse.
Since prescription restrictions pushed drug users toward deadlier substitutes, the decrease in fatalities is more plausibly attributed to harm reduction measures.
The vast majority of patients with vaping-related lung injuries who used cannabis products said they got them from "informal sources."
As More Evidence Implicates Vitamin E Acetate in Lung Injuries, the Press Continues to Blame E-Cigarettes That Don't Contain It
The black-market additive showed up in lung fluid from 48 of 51 patients with "probable or confirmed" diagnoses.
Although Teenagers Are 80% Less Likely to Smoke Than They Were in 1999, the CDC Insists No Progress Has Been Made
The agency’s indifference between smoking and vaping is scientifically indefensible.
Study Finds Nearly All Minnesota Patients With Vaping-Related Lung Injuries Used Illegal THC Products Containing Suspect Additive
Although the CDC is now emphasizing the potential hazards of vitamin E acetate, it continues to warn the public about e-cigarettes that don't contain it.
The CDC found vitamin E acetate in all 29 samples of lung fluid it analyzed.
CDC Says Vaping-Related Lung Injuries Overwhelmingly Involve Black-Market THC Products, but It's Still Warning People to Avoid E-Cigarettes
In cases where the information was known, just 11 percent of patients said they had vaped only nicotine.
Congressional Hearings Conflate Vaping With Smoking, Legal E-Cigarettes With Black-Market THC Products
Democratic legislators ignore the tremendous harm-reducing potential of smoke-free nicotine delivery.
Vague lung disease warnings tar harm-reducing e-cigarettes while obscuring the role of black-market cannabis products.
The latest findings highlight the irrationality of banning legal e-cigarettes that deliver nicotine.
Citing respiratory diseases associated with black-market THC products, the state is banning legal e-cigarettes that are far less hazardous than the conventional kind.
Contrary to the evidence, public health officials and journalists continue to link the recent outbreak of respiratory illnesses with legal e-cigarettes.
Survey Suggests Lung Disease Misinformation Has Compounded Confusion About the Hazards of E-Cigarettes
If that confusion drives vapers back to smoking or discourages others from making the switch, it will have deadly consequences.
Study Finds That the Vast Majority of Respiratory Diseases in Vapers Are Linked to Illegal THC Products
Among patients in Illinois and Wisconsin, 83 percent admitted vaping cannabis extracts bought on the black market.
The findings reinforce the suspicion that patients' symptoms are caused largely by additives or contaminants in black-market THC products.
Federal Investigators Think Black-Market Vaping Products, Not Legal E-Cigarettes, Are to Blame for Respiratory Illnesses
While the specific causes remain unclear, contaminants and adulterants in illegal vapes look like the most likely explanation.
Federal Health Agency Engages in Baseless Scaremongering by Linking 'Severe Lung Illness' to 'E-Cigarette Aerosol'
What do respiratory conditions in people who vaped black-market cannabis extracts tell us about the hazards of Juul?
Two Senators With Business Degrees Want the FDA to Tell Doctors They Should Not Treat Chronic Pain With Opioids
The FDA Opioid Labeling Accuracy Act would aggravate the widespread problem of involuntary dose reductions and patient abandonment.
State Regulators Punish Doctor for Cutting a Pain Patient's Opioid Dose and Dropping Him After He Became Suicidal
The decision by the New Hampshire Board of Medicine suggests state officials are beginning to recognize the harm caused by the crackdown on pain pills.