Yusra Murad

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Yusra is a reporter at Morning Consult covering health care.


Morning Consult Health: AMA Leaves Health Industry Group That Opposes Reform Proposals Including ‘Medicare for All,’ Public Option

By Yusra Murad Top Stories The American Medical Association has left the Partnership for America’s Health Care Future, a coalition of major players in the health industry opposed to Democratic proposals to expand Medicare such as “Medicare for All.” According to several people close to the situation, while the AMA disagrees that single-payer is the right […]

Morning Consult Health: FDA Approves Tuberculosis Drug to Be Used in Combination With Two Other Treatments

By Yusra Murad Top Stories The Food and Drug Administration approved a new tuberculosis drug developed by the Global Alliance for TB Drug Development Inc., a nonprofit group, that shortens and enhances treatment for drug-resistant strains of the disease, for use alongside two other treatments. Pretomanid will complete a three-part regimen, which includes Johnson & Johnson’s […]

Morning Consult Health: Week in Review & What’s Ahead

By Yusra Murad   Week in Review Democratic primary elections Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg released a health care plan focused on rural America, proposing “Medicare for All Who Want It” as a pathway to universal coverage for all rural Americans, using loan forgiveness plans to grow the workforce and raising Medicare reimbursement for providers in […]