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Fears of New Covid Wave Grow as GOP Is 'Actively Sabotaging' Aid Effort

"We're running out of money to fight Covid, but critical aid is stalled in Congress," warned one advocacy group. "We can't let this happen."

Jake Johnson ·

After 2 Years, WHO Chief Says Pandemic Not 'Over Anywhere Until It's Over Everywhere'

Global campaigners plan events to mark the anniversary and "demand world leaders stand with people, not Big Pharma, and finally end this pandemic."

Andrea Germanos ·

Dems to Biden After Court Ruling: End Covid Border Policy 'Once and for All'

"The continued use of Title 42 has created life-threatening conditions for vulnerable migrants, enriched human smugglers, and significantly increased the number of dangerous border crossings."

Jessica Corbett ·

Court Limits Biden's Use of Covid Policy to Expel 'Families Fleeing Danger'

"The decision is one small step towards unraveling this racist, harmful policy, and we will continue our fight for justice until individuals seeking safety are welcomed with dignity."

Jessica Corbett ·

'Major Breakthrough': South African Scientists Replicate Moderna Vaccine

"We didn't have help from the major Covid vaccine producers, so we did it ourselves," said Gerhardt Boukes, chief scientist at the South African company Afrigen.

Jake Johnson ·

Not One—But Two—Lawyers Who Argued Against Covid Safety Rules Before Supreme Court... Had Covid

"This irony illustrates a fundamental inequity that is so normalized it is essentially invisible: Powerful people can choose to work safely, while vulnerable workers must continue to risk their lives to make a living."

Julia Conley ·

If Biden Doesn't Act Quickly, Millions Could Lose Medicaid as Omicron Surges

"Make no mistake: kicking people out of Medicaid will kill many," warned Dr. Adam Gaffney, a public health advocate.

Jake Johnson ·

Campaign Urges Biden Admin to Mail 'Continuous' Supply of Masks, Tests to All US Households

Public health experts and advocates are calling on the federal government to deliver "free rapid at-home tests and N95-quality masks to every household in America twice a month through May 2022."

Jake Johnson ·

Top 3 Pieces of Good News in 2021—Because Optimists Are the Problem Solvers

Here are some good news stories to offset the panic rained down on us by our television sets.

Juan Cole ·

In October, White House Dismissed Proposal for 'Free Rapid Tests for the Holidays': Report

After Biden said he wishes he "had thought about ordering" 500 million Covid-19 tests "two months ago," it was revealed that his team rejected a plan to scale up at-home testing before the holidays.

Kenny Stancil ·

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