Abby Goodnough Health Care Reporter
  • Washington, D.c.
  • The New York Times

Abby Goodnough is a national health care correspondent. She has also served as bureau chief in Miami and Boston, and covered education and politics in New York City. She joined The Times in 1993.

32 Articles
over 1 year ago
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Helping Drug Users Survive, Not Abstain: ‘Harm Reduction’ Gains Federal Support

Overdoses have surged during the pandemic. Now, for the first time, Congress has appropriated funds specifically for ...

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over 1 year ago
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Biden calls long prison sentence for Derek Chauvin ‘appropriate.’

Biden calls long prison sentence for Derek Chauvin ‘appropriate.’

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over 1 year ago
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To Vaccinate Younger Teens, States and Cities Look to Schools, Camps, Even Beaches

The F.D.A.’s authorization of Pfizer’s Covid shot for 12- to 15-year-olds is a milestone in battling the coronavirus,...

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over 1 year ago
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States Struggle With Vaccine Pause as Federal Officials Reassure Public

Dr. Anthony S. Fauci said he hoped for a decision “quite soon” on the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, as local governments...

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over 1 year ago
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Drug Overdose Deaths Have Surged During the Pandemic, C.D.C. Says

The latest numbers surpass even the yearly tolls during the height of the opioid epidemic and mark a reversal of prog...

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over 1 year ago
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As Nation Speeds to Vaccinate All, Maryland’s Path Shows Challenges Ahead

The state is wrestling with most of the issues and trade-offs that come with such a giant undertaking.

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over 1 year ago
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A Nursing Home’s Mission to Vaccinate Its Hesitant Staff

Almost all of the residents at Forest Hills of D.C. got their initial Covid-19 shots in January. But nearly half of t...

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over 1 year ago
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Getting to Yes: A Nursing Home’s Mission to Vaccinate Its Hesitant Staff

Almost all of the residents at Forest Hills of D.C. got their initial Covid-19 shots in January. But nearly half of t...

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almost 2 years ago
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In Quest for Herd Immunity, Giant Vaccination Sites Proliferate

A day at one mass site in Connecticut shows both the promise and the shortcomings of the approach, which is at the ce...

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almost 2 years ago
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Covid Causes Sharp Drop in U.S. Life Expectancy

American life expectancy fell by one year, to 77.8 years, in the first half of 2020. It may rebound as the pandemic’s...

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almost 2 years ago
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Even in Poorer Neighborhoods, the Wealthy Are Lining Up for Vaccines

Officials acknowledge that the coveted shots are disproportionately going to white people and that planners’ efforts ...

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almost 2 years ago
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Biden Moves to Expand Health Coverage in Pandemic Economy

President Biden ordered the reopening of Affordable Care Act exchanges and moved to restore coverage mandates and Med...

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