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Covid-19: why vaccine mistrust is growing | The Economist

The Economist – Nov 18, 2020 A vaccine for covid-19 could be rolled out before the end of the year. But a worrying rise in mistrust of vaccines threatens its effectiveness.

Gov. Abbott Is a “Direct Threat” to the Children of Texas: Houston Doctor on Mask Bans, Kids & COVID

Democracy Now! – Aug 10, 2021 As the highly contagious Delta variant continues to spread, many hospitals are reporting record numbers of children being hospitalized, especially in areas with low vaccination rates, including Arkansas, Florida, Missouri and Texas. Dr. Christina … Continue reading

U.S. Sees 100,000 New Covid Cases In Single Day

NBC News – Aug 2, 2021 The U.S. has surpassed last summer’s average for new cases as the delta variant fills ICUs. This comes as the White House confirmed 70 percent of adults are at least partially vaccinated.

08/02/21: Press Briefing by White House COVID 19 Response Team and Public Health Officials

The White House165 viewsAug 2, 2021 The White House

GLOBALink | U.S. should rank top in poor handling of COVID-19: Kenyan scholar

New China TV– Aug 1, 2021 With the highest number of infections and deaths, the U.S. should rank top in poor handling of COVID-19, a Kenyan scholar has said. Previously, Bloomberg placed the U.S. on the top of its latest … Continue reading

As GOP Fights Science, Covid-19 Becomes America’s ‘Honey Badger’ Crisis

MSNBCJul 30, 2021 The new strains of Covid-19 are more dangerous and contagious, with Covid-19 surging in many parts of America as GOP leaders oppose safety restrictions. MSNBC’s Ari Melber reports on why “COVID don’t care” and why experts are … Continue reading

African countries battle third waves of COVID-19 infections

CGTN Africa– Jul 31, 2021 Several African countries are battling a third wave of infections. Here’s a deeper look into this, as CGTN’s Richard Nta chats with Dr. Ahmed Ogwell Ouma, the Deputy Director of the Africa CDC.

Climate Crisis Advisory Group: New body launches, modelled after British scientists’ Covid-19 initiative | Climate Change

Sir David King (pictured) is chairing the new Group. Image: ClimateRepair, CC BY-SA 4.0 Called the Climate Crisis Advisory Group, the new entity is headed up by the UK’s former chief scientific advisor Sir David King and has been … Continue reading

How has the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated the digital divide?

Rethinking EconomicsStreamed live 13 hours ago Event Details Over the last year there has been a massive move to the use of digital technologies to navigate the pandemic. This move to digital has made the digital divide worse: as there … Continue reading

U.S. health expert: COVID-19 was in the U.S. as early as November 2019

CGTNJul 27, 2021 For more:… Dr. Rodney E. Rohde, professor and chair of the Clinical Laboratory Science Program at Texas State University, said in an interview that he was not surprised that COVID-19 was in the U.S. as early … Continue reading