Contact tracing is no longer possible across the US South due to rapid coronavirus surges, health expert says

Despite hopes for relief this summer, the US still is battling the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, so much so that across the South and Southwest contact tracing — a key component to combating the virus — is no … Read more…

The rapid rollout of the Paycheck Protection Program raises fraud risk, government watchdog finds

As of June 12, the Small Business Administration processed some $ 512 million in PPP loans for business owners in need. The speedy implementation of the program and limited underwriting could lead to potential fraud, the Government Accountability Office found. … Read more…