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'We follow the facts wherever they lead': Inspector general who was demoted after Trump attacked her speaks out on the importance of independent oversight
Christi Grimm, the former acting inspector general (IG) of the Department of Health and Human Services...Christi Grimm, the former acting inspector general (IG) of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), spoke out Tuesday about the importance of independence for the US oversight community. Grimm angered President Donald Trump when she released an independent report that found there were "severe" and "widespread" shortages of masks and other critical supplies across the US in the wake of the coronavirus...
Trump dismissed a government report — based on surveys from more than 300 hospitals — detailing 'severe' shortages in COVID-19 tests and protective equipment
A new report, from the inspector general at the Department of Health and Human Services, is...A new report, from the inspector general at the Department of Health and Human Services, is based on a survey of more than 300 hospitals. It details a "severe" shortage of COVID-19 testing supplies and a "widespread" lack of personal protective equipment. President Donald Trump dismissed the findings and suggested, without evidence, that the report was politically biased — while also blaming state and...
Hackers just attacked a US health agency's computer system in an attempt to slow down its COVID-19 response
The US Department of Health and Human Services was reportedly hit with a cyberattack Sunday night,...The US Department of Health and Human Services was reportedly hit with a cyberattack Sunday night, Bloomberg first reported. The attack was reportedly meant to slow down the agency's computer systems amid its response to the spread of COVID-19. There's no evidence that the attackers were successful in hampering HHS's systems, according to Bloomberg. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. As the US...