Wisconsin physicians blast Sen. Johnson for promoting unproven treatment for COVID-19

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin physicians today expressed alarm that U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wisconsin) is promoting unproven, and potentially dangerous, treatments for COVID-19. The physicians signed a letter opposing medically inaccurate misinformation that home remedies can cure COVID-19, which Johnson is spotlighting in a hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee that…

Michigan doctors praise Whitmer’s stronger COVID-19 safeguards as critical to saving lives amid worsening pandemic

LANSING, Mich. — Michigan physicians praised Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s new statewide protections against COVID-19 announced today as critical to reduce infections and minimize disease spread at a time when Michigan just suffered its worst week of the pandemic, with 416 deaths from COVID-19 and 44,019 new cases. Whitmer announced new safety measures that include limits…

Pennsylvania docs warn Supreme Court’s potential healthcare repeal endangers lives as COVID-19 worsens; 200 docs sign national letter of concern

View the full press call here.  PHILADELPHIA, Penn. — Pennsylvania physicians warned that repealing federal healthcare protections endangers people’s safety and lives as the Supreme Court hears oral arguments today in a legal attack to strike down the Affordable Care Act in the middle of a rapidly worsening COVID-19 pandemic. President Trump and 18 Republican…

Michigan docs, nurses blast Trump rallies today as data links events to deaths, mass sickness

View video of the press call here.  GRAND RAPIDS/TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Michigan physicians and nurses today blasted President Trump for continuing to hold large, in-person campaign rallies in Michigan as COVID-19 cases surge in west and northern Michigan, stretching hospitals thin, while new data links Trump’s rallies to avoidable deaths. More than 35 healthcare…