Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Tag: Covid-19 vaccine

Reports of racial disparities in COVID vaccines distort science

Out of context numbers and percentages only create public misunderstanding of the scientific results.

Warning world is on ‘brink of a catastrophic moral failure,’ WHO...

“The price of this failure will be paid with lives and livelihoods in the world's poorest countries.”

The troubling rise of vaccine nationalism

“No one should be blocked from getting a life-saving vaccine because of the country they live in or the amount of money in their pocket."

A people’s vaccine? Drugmakers set to profit from COVID vaccines made...

“The investment in these vaccines, as for most drugs, has really been underwritten by the taxpayer, by the government.”

‘Outrageous’: Sanders blasts AstraZeneca for raising drug prices despite $1.2 billion...

“Big drug companies don’t need more subsidies. We need to end their greed.” —Sen. Bernie Sanders

‘Taking taxpayers for a ride’: Moderna to charge $32-$37/dose for Covid-19...

“It ought to be the people’s vaccine, not a new taxpayer burden.”

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Keystone XL pipeline canceled. Here’s what it means for the future fight against fossil...

“Rescinding KXL’s permit is a promising early signal that the new administration is listening to our concerns and will take issues of climate and Indigenous justice seriously. We have to insist that it not stop there.”

The Leadership Institute: Conservative PR school

Trumpism, most unfortunately, is still with us—as is The Leadership Institute with its arch right-wing operation, now extending globally.

‘Treasonous’ Patriots? Defunct exceptionalism? Inverse MAGA? The right smash-mouths its own perfidy

A cult of empty-headed, arm-waving stunts, as with the "rigged" election, is in the end no more than absurdist tomfoolery.

Virginia police officers suspended without pay for joining Capitol riots

The penalty for the misdemeanor is up to a year in jail. The penalty for the petty offense is up to six months in jail.

‘We’ve let the worst happen’: Reflecting on 400,000 dead

Eight months later, with 300,000 additional American lives lost and the chaotic distribution of the vaccine underway, Caroline Chen, health care reporter, shares her thoughts on where we are and what happens next.