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As Covid cases rage overseas and vaccine drives lag, Biden faces a complex calculus.
- May 08, 2021Source: Today
How to disinfect your glasses and sunglasses
- May 07, 2021
The Tussle Over Covid Vaccine Patents Looks Overblown. Why Moderna and BioNTech Can Weather the Jolts.Source: Barron's
Wall Street may have overreacted to the announcement that the Biden administration supports suspending patents for Covid-19 vaccines.
- May 07, 2021Source: CT Post
As Connecticut nears 70 percent of its adult population who have received at least one COVID-19 dose — a goal set for the nation to reach by July — the state for the first time on Friday released a detailed view of “breakthrough” infections.
- May 06, 2021Source: Foreign Policy
U.S. President Joe Biden is winning widespread praise from health experts for endorsing a six-month-old proposal to waive the pharmaceutical industry’s intellectual property (IP) rights on COVID-19 vaccines. But several questions remain, including how quickly Wednesday’s decision will translate to more vaccines in the developing world and whether other rich countries will join the United States in supporting Biden’s plan.
- May 04, 2021
We can’t rely on market forces alone in distributing COVID vaccinations worldwide. A coordinated global strategy is needed to scale up vaccine production and ensure access for everyone.
- May 03, 2021Source: Yale Medicine
Vaccination is the key to protecting our most vulnerable.
- May 02, 2021Source: The Oklahoman
How would you describe the moment we’re in? At least in the U.S., many of us tend to think of this as the end – or almost the end – of the pandemic. But public health experts have another term for it.
- May 01, 2021Source: Yahoo! News
It's official: America's Covid-19 immunization campaign is stalling. While vaccination programs are lagging badly in many countries -- if they've begun at all -- mass vaccine sites across the US are closing due to dwindling demand, leaving the authorities exploring new ways to reach people who haven't yet gotten a shot.
- April 29, 2021Source: NPR
You're Vaccinated. Congrats! Now What Can You Do Safely?