Sunday, July 25, 2021

Tag: Covid-19 vaccine

AOC: US must mass produce COVID-19 vaccine for world, or pandemic...

She calls on the United States to use tools like the Defense Production Act to mobilize mass production of vaccines to export for free around the world.

Delta variant linked to COVID surges amid slow US vaccination rates...

“Our expectation should be, by July, this will be the dominant variant.”

‘We need a people’s vaccine, not a profit vaccine’: Sanders urges...

“Ending this pandemic requires collaboration, solidarity, and empathy. It requires a very different mindset—a mindset that puts people over profits at every turn.”

Rich nations are getting vaccines, poor countries not: Which is a...

“Between them, G7 nations have secured enough vaccines for every one of their citizens to be vaccinated three times over, while many poor countries are yet to receive a single dose."

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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Federal judges blocks Arkansas abortion ban

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Player or pawn? Luke Harding’s Russiagate ‘scoop’

The reporter’s involvement in the persecution of Assange alone would be enough to make people question his honesty.

How a powerful US lobby group helps big oil to block climate action

“I think it’s fair to say that API and its prominent member companies have a broadly shared goal, which is to keep the social license of the oil and gas industry operating, and therefore enabling them to continue to extract oil and gas for as long as possible, as profitably as possible.”