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Advocates Push for Equitable COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution in Global South
This org says while the ‘Global North [is] taking vaccine selfies,’ low-income countries are struggling to receive enough COVID-19 vaccines
How the TRIPS Agreement is Hindering Equitable Vaccine Distribution
75% of COVID-19 vaccine doses worldwide has been claimed by 10 countries — here’s how an international agreement established decades ago is hindering vaccine equity todayAdvocacy groups urge President Biden to fulfill his promise and take a leadership role in fighting COVID-19 around the world.
Org Fights COVID-19 Vaccine Inequities Across the Global South
According to reports, only 0.5% of COVID-19 vaccine doses have been distributed in low-income countries — this org is working to change that.
Thailand Turns Plastic Waste Into PPE Coveralls
This country is making PPE out of its plastic waste.
Wildfire Smoke Making COVID-19 Cases Worse
A study from Harvard T.H.
Uru-Eu-Wau-Wau Protects Itself from COVID-19 by Isolating
This Indigenous community in Brazil is isolating itself from all outsiders to fight COVID-19.
Coalition Of Medical Experts Urges Health Care Facilities to Require COVID-19 Vaccines for Employees
Such a mandate “is especially necessary to protect those who are vulnerable, including unvaccinated children and the immunocompromised,” the coalition said.
Governor Of Least Vaccinated State: “It’s Time To Start Blaming Unvaccinated Folks”
Gov. Kay Ivey (R-AL) on Thursday said the unvaccinated are "choosing a horrible lifestyle," but doubled down on her resistance to issuing a mask mandate for the state’s public schools.
Largest Nurses Union In U.S. Slams CDC For Its Relaxed Mask Policy
“This newest CDC guidance is not based on science, does not protect public health, and threatens the lives of patients, nurses, and other frontline workers across the country.”
Fully Vaccinated? You Can Go Maskless In Most Indoor and Outdoor Settings, CDC Says
“If you are fully vaccinated, you can start doing the things you had stopped doing because of the pandemic,” said Dr. Rochelle Walensky, the director of the Centers for Disease Control.
U.S. To Restrict Travel From India As Country Faces Surge in COVID-19 Cases
The travel restriction will take effect on Tuesday, May 4, and will not apply to citizens or permanent residents in the U.S.
Joe Rogan Says He’s “Not An Anti-Vaxx Person” After Blowback For Comments About Young People
“I believe they’re safe, and I encourage many people to take them.”
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