Carla K. Johnson, The Associated Press

Carla K. Johnson

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Seattle, WA, United States

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Recent articles by Carla K.:

Deal on Capitol Hill could ease seniors' health costs

A deal on Capitol Hill that could cut prescription drug costs for millions of Medicare beneficiaries was cautiously cheered by older Americans and their advocates Thursday even as many worried it might never come to fruition. → Read More

Deal on Capitol Hill could ease seniors' health costs

A deal on Capitol Hill that could cut prescription drug costs for millions of Medicare... → Read More

Deal on Capitol Hill could ease seniors’ health costs

A deal on Capitol Hill that could cut prescription drug costs for millions of Medicare beneficiaries was cautiously cheered by older Americans and their advocates Thursday even as many worried it might never come to fruition. The health care and climate agreement struck by Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin includes […] → Read More

EXPLAINER: What’s known about Biden catching COVID-19?

President Joe Biden tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday, is experiencing mild symptoms and has begun taking Paxlovid, an antiviral pill treatment. → Read More

EXPLAINER: What's known about Biden catching COVID-19?

President Joe Biden tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday, is experiencing mild symptoms and has begun taking Paxlovid, an antiviral pill treatment. → Read More

EXPLAINER: What’s known about Biden catching COVID-19?

President Joe Biden tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday, is experiencing mild symptoms and has begun taking Paxlovid, an antiviral pill treatment. A look at what we know about the president an… → Read More

EXPLAINER: What’s known about Biden catching COVID-19?

President Joe Biden tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday, is experiencing mild symptoms and has begun taking Paxlovid, an antiviral pill treatment. A look at what we know about the president and his coronavirus infection: HOW’S HE FEELING? Biden is reporting a runny nose, fatigue and an occasional dry cough, according to a memo from […] → Read More

EXPLAINER: What's known about Biden catching COVID-19?

President Joe Biden is reporting a runny nose, fatigue and an occasional dry cough from his COVID-19 infection. → Read More

With COVID surging, Los Angeles may soon require masks

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nick Barragan is used to wearing a mask because his job in the Hollywood film industry has long required it. So he won’t be fazed if the county that’s home to T… → Read More

With COVID surging, Los Angeles may soon require masks

The nation's most populous county is facing a return to a broad indoor mask mandate as new omicron variants are again driving hospital admissions and deaths higher → Read More

With COVID surging, Los Angeles may soon require masks

New omicron variants are again driving hospital admissions and deaths higher in recent weeks → Read More

Masks could return to Los Angeles as COVID surges nationwide

Nick Barragan is used to wearing a mask because his job in the Los Angeles film industry has long required it, so he won't be fazed if the nation's most populous county reinstates rules requiring face coverings because of another spike in coronavirus cases across the country. → Read More

Highly transmissible BA.5 omicron variant: ‘Worst variant yet’

New omicron variants are again driving hospital admissions and deaths higher in recent weeks, causing states and cities to rethink their responses to COVID-19 and the White House to step up efforts to alert the public. The highly transmissible variants have shown a remarkable ability to get around the protection offered by infection and vaccination. → Read More

Experts rue simple steps not taken before latest COVID surge

With new omicron variants again driving COVID-19 hospital admissions and deaths higher in recent weeks, states and cities are rethinking their responses and the White House is stepping up efforts t… → Read More

Experts rue simple steps not taken before latest COVID surge

With new omicron variants again driving COVID-19 hospital admissions and deaths higher in recent weeks, states and cities are rethinking their responses and the White House is stepping up efforts to alert the public. → Read More

Experts rue simple steps not taken before latest COVID surge

With new omicron variants again driving COVID-19 hospital admissions and deaths higher in recent weeks, states and cities are rethinking their responses and the White House is stepping up efforts to alert the public. Some experts said the warnings are too little, too late. The highly transmissible BA.5 variant now accounts for 65% of cases […] → Read More

Experts rue simple steps not taken before latest COVID surge

With new omicron variants again driving COVID-19 hospital admissions and deaths higher in recent weeks, states and cities are rethinking their responses and the White House is stepping up efforts to alert the public. Some experts said the warnings are too little, too late. The highly transmissible BA.5 variant now accounts for 65% of cases […] → Read More

Relaxed methadone rules appear safe, researchers find

As the coronavirus pandemic shut down the nation in March of 2020, the U.S. government told methadone clinics they could allow stable patients with opioid addiction to take their medicine at home unsupervised. → Read More

Slow pace for youngest kids getting COVID vaccine doses

Nearly 300,000 children under 5 have received COVID-19 shots in the two weeks since they’ve become available → Read More

Slow pace for youngest kids getting COVID vaccine doses

Nearly 300,000 U.S. children under 5 have received COVID-19 shots in the two weeks since they’ve become available. → Read More