Topic: Health Care

The Rush for a Covid-19 Vaccine

September 25, 2020
A hurried timeline, nakedly political motivations, public disagreements, and lack of transparency are eroding public trust in a prospective coronavirus vaccine. American Oversight is investigating the key players and influences involved in the Trump administration’s push for a vaccine.

Redfield, Fauci, Hahn Testify at Senate Hearing

September 24, 2020
During Wednesday’s hearing, leaders of the nation’s health and science agencies discussed the vaccine timeline and recent changes to guidelines.

New GAO Report Finds Supply and Testing Shortages Are Weakening Federal Pandemic Response

September 23, 2020
The Government Accountability Office’s latest Covid-19 report details significant supply-chain issues are still an issue nearly half a year into the crisis.

Investigations Update: New Kentucky Voter Fraud Task Force Lawsuit, and Our Supreme Court Short List Investigation

September 23, 2020
See the latest in our investigations into Trump’s potential Supreme Court nominees, the CDC’s removal of updated Covid-19 guidelines, and foreign interference in U.S. elections.

USPS Communications of Postmaster General Brennan Containing Key Terms

September 23, 2020
Records from the U.S. Postal Service in response to American Oversight's request for the communications of Postmaster General Megan Brennan containing key terms related to possible political interference. These records contain communications regarding agency loans, the USPS Board of Governors, and Covid-19.

FOIA to DOD Seeking Directives to McKesson Regarding Vaccine Distribution

September 22, 2020
FOIA request to the U.S. Department of Defense seeking any assessments, reports, or projections from the McKesson health care company regarding the potential or actual distribution of Covid-19 vaccines.

Covid-19 Oversight News: CDC Flip-Flops, Azar’s ‘Power Grab,’ and Vaccine Trial Plans

September 21, 2020
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FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Email Communications Regarding Changes to Guidance on Coronavirus Transmission

September 21, 2020
FOIA to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention seeking email communications regarding changes to the CDC’s guidance on coronavirus transmission.

FOIA to HHS Seeking Communications Between Michael Caputo and the White House

September 21, 2020
FOIA request to the Department for Health and Human Services (HHS) seeking communications between HHS Assistant Secretary of Public Affairs Michael Caputo and the White House.

FOIA to HHS and CDC Seeking Communications Between Michael Caputo and Robert Redfield

September 21, 2020
FOIA request to the Department for Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention seeking communications between HHS Assistant Secretary of Public Affairs Michael Caputo and Robert Redfield.