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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.
CDC Updates COVID-19 Guidance, Says Some Vaxxed People Should Resume Wearing Masks
"The new science is worrisome and, unfortunately, warrants an update to our recommendations,” CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said.
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.
Surgeon General Says He Anticipates More Local Mask Mandates In Areas With Low Vaccination
CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said on July 16 that the coronavirus “is becoming a pandemic of the unvaccinated.”
Irish Gymnast Jumps On Cardboard Bed in Athletes’ Village To Prove They Aren’t “Anti-Sex”
The 2020 Tokyo Olympics start July 23.
Unvaccinated Buffalo Bills Wide Receiver Says He Will Resist NFL’s New COVID-19 Guidelines
More than half the players in the league have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, according to The Washington Post.
This LGBTQ+ Group Made Sure Seniors Had Phone Buddies During COVID-19. It Really Worked.
LGBTQ+ older adults often have a “horizontal model of support.” During a public health crisis that forced non-household members apart, they faced a distinct challenge.
Judge Dismisses Texas Health Care Workers’ Lawsuit Over Their Refusal To Get Vaccinated
The lawsuit compared the vaccination mandate to medical experimentation during the Holocaust, which a judge called “reprehensible.”
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.”
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