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Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News

Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News

Phil Galewitza is a senior correspondent for KHN who covers Medicaid, Medicare, long-term care, hospitals and various state health issues.

What patients can learn with confidence from one negative rapid test (hint: very little)

By: and - January 21, 2022

This story originally appeared in KHN. Julie Ann Justo, an infectious disease clinical pharmacist for a South Carolina hospital system, hoped Christmas week would finally be the time her family could safely gather for a reunion. Before the celebration, family members who were eligible were vaccinated and boosted. They quarantined and used masks in the […]