Covid-19 News for May 13, 2021

Covid-19 News for May 13, 2021

Covid pandemic was preventable, says WHO-commissioned report   Independent panel castigates global leaders and calls for major changes to ensure it cannot happen again The Covid pandemic was a preventable disaster that need not have cost millions of lives if the...
Covid-19 News for May 12, 2021

Covid-19 News for May 12, 2021

They Haven’t Gotten a Covid Vaccine Yet. But They Aren’t ‘Hesitant’ Either.   Much has been said about people opposed to or skeptical of coronavirus vaccines. But there’s another group that has yet to get shots, and their reasons are more complex. It had been...
Covid-19 News for May 11, 2021

Covid-19 News for May 11, 2021

What’s Behind the Vaccine Slowdown?   Daily shots are plummeting. Is it the FDA’s fault, or the inevitable result of America’s stubbornly high vaccine resistance? For a few weeks this spring, the United States was a world leader in vaccines, administering shots...
Covid-19 News for May 10, 2021

Covid-19 News for May 10, 2021

Shorter lines and TikTok ads: California’s push to beat vaccine hesitancy     Your brother is dying. I want you to come visit, and I want you to be vaccinated. Until she heard the urgent plea from her sister-in-law, Anne Block, 72, had been unmoved by...
Covid-19 News for May 9, 2021

Covid-19 News for May 9, 2021

Ramping Up Its COVID Response, EU Will Buy Up To 1.8B Doses Of Pfizer Vaccine     The European Union and Pfizer-BioNTech have signed a deal for up to 1.8 billion doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. The bloc’s biggest contract to date would cover its entire...
Covid-19 News for May 8, 2021

Covid-19 News for May 8, 2021

New Study Estimates More Than 900,000 People Have Died Of COVID-19 In U.S.     A new study estimates that the number of people who have died of COVID-19 in the U.S. is more than 900,000, a number 57% higher than official figures. Worldwide, the study’s...