“Another record day of Covid cases. Not because of testing—but because President Trump has given up on controlling the virus and his administration has failed the American people.”
Rather than prioritising the prevention of pandemic outbreaks, governments around the world primarily focus on responding.
The early compassionate and cohesive community responses to COVID-19 quickly gave way to growing anger and compliance fatigue.
The researchers estimated what the death toll until March 2021 would be for each state if mask-wearing and social distancing mandates are put in place, versus if they are not.
As we’ve seen over decades with climate change, we are sure to begin to see actual experts like epidemiologists debating highly paid public speaking shills about herd immunity on cable news in the months ahead.
“The current administration’s response has exposed serious flaws in the country’s ability to combat large scale public health challenges.”
“The Trump administration’s aims of reaching ‘herd immunity’ by letting the virus run rampant in the U.S. is cruel and scientifically unsound.”
"Today’s guilty plea comes too late for the millions of lives that Purdue’s crimes destroyed over the past decade.”
They found that excess deaths have occurred every week in the U.S. since March, peaking in the weeks ending April 11 and August 8.
The pandemic has exposed the fragility of the current industrialized food supply system, which is nested in an unequal, racialized and gendered socio-economic system experiencing the increasing prevalence of unemployment and food insecurity.