Mike Pappas

Mike Pappas

Mike Pappas is an activist and medical doctor working in New York City.

Articles by this author

It is imperative to produce a generic, safe, and effective vaccine available for every country immediately at no cost. (Photo: Pedro Vilela/Getty Images) Views
Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Capitalist Competition Is Sabotaging the Race for a Vaccine
As Covid-19 continues to spread across the globe, more than 200 vaccines are being developed worldwide against the virus. Twelve are in phase 3, where they are tested with humans, and six are already approved for early or limited use. Millions of people are following the development of these...
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We not only need a new healthcare system, but a new economic system that values life over profit. (Photo: Eniola Odetunde/Axios. Photo: Chris Graythen/Getty Images) Views
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Healthcare Workers Are At War, But Trump Isn’t on Our Side
ith over 390K confirmed cases and more than 17K deaths at the time of this writing, the coronavirus pandemic is wreaking havoc across the globe, with Italy surpassing China in deaths and Iran in shambles, a situation made worse by the U.S. government’s absolutely genocidal sanctions. In the U.S.,...
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They aren’t testing a handful of people who might be positive. (Photo: Fatemeh Bahrami/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) Views
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
On the Front Lines of the Coronavirus Pandemic: A Doctor’s View
The coronavirus pandemic is sweeping the globe. There seems to be no way of containing it at this point, and health systems are struggling to keep up. The virus is exposing inadequacies in health systems all over the world, especially the U.S.’s abysmal health infrastructure. Health workers on the...
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