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The UN agreed yesterday on ambitious new goals for ending the AIDS pandemic by 2030—despite eleventh hour attempts by some delegates to water down protections for high-risk groups,
“I think everyone who wants it has already gotten it,” a health worker was told, holding a cooler of soon-to-expire COVID-19 vaccines doses. All went unused.
When COVID-19 hit, some med students were given the option to graduate early to join the fight. Knowing that their entry into the profession would be less comfort and healing and more war zone, they nicknamed their cohorts “Coalition Forces” and “Covid Army.”
Can a universal coronavirus jab help us avoid another nail-biting wait for vaccines during the next pandemic? Lessons learned about coronavirus vaccine technology during this pandemic already offer a head start—and early research has shown some promise.
COVID-19 cases are trending upward in 14 African countries and have shot up by more than 30% in 8 countries—as the continent awaits vaccine shipments.
Yet another COVID-19 shot, known as a protein subunit vaccine, could hit the market as early as this summer,
Widening COVID-19 vaccination coverage has been seen as the ticket to reopening—but new modeling published in JAMA shows that the jabs alone can’t halt the tide of infections without continued restrictions. Simulating virus spread among 10 million people of North Carolina…
By week’s end, 3.5 million people will face the coronavirus’s fickle threat—from asymptomatic to lethal. While new cases are down substantially from a high of 800,000 per day in April to 500,000 now, the respite from COVID-19 isn’t evenly spread, The New York Times…
The 74th World Health Assembly closed Monday with a strong call for an empowered WHO and a pandemic treaty to strengthen global preparedness for health emergencies. Top priorities: Ending the COVID-19 pandemic and preventing the next one.