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Covid-19

 

2.5 Million Nurses Demand UN Probe Into 'Covid-19 Criminals' Blocking Patent Waiver

The European Union, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Norway, and Singapore "must be investigated for blocking a faster global vaccine rollout leading to the loss of countless lives."

Jake Johnson ·


Exposed: How Pfizer Exploits Secretive Vaccine Contracts to Strong-Arm Governments

"Pfizer has used its monopoly on a lifesaving vaccine to extract concessions from desperate governments," said the report's author, urging action from the Biden administration.

Jessica Corbett ·


'Time for Waiting Is Over': Biden's New Vaccine Requirements Target US Workforce

"My message to unvaccinated Americans is this," said the president: "What more is there to wait for? What more do you need to see?"

Kenny Stancil ·


WHO Decries Vaccine Inequity as a 'Shame on All Humanity' as US Moves Ahead With Boosters

"The divide between the haves and have-nots will only grow larger if manufacturers and leaders prioritize booster shots over supply to low- and middle-income countries."

Jake Johnson ·


The Far Right's Deadly Embrace of Anti-Vaccine Stupidity

COVID-19 is a deadly virus. Why on earth would anyone go to bat for a pathogen?

John Feffer ·


Cori Bush, Progressive Lawmakers and Activists Hailed for New CDC Eviction Moratorium

"I think the message here today is clear," said Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. "It's that everyday people can make a change. We can always demand better."

Brett Wilkins ·


Reversing Earlier Guidance Amid Delta Fears, CDC Advises Vaccinated People to Wear Masks Indoors in Public

Public health experts and healthcare workers expressed alarm in May when the CDC released earlier guidance saying vaccinated people no longer needed masks indoors in public places.

Julia Conley ·


'Just Horrific': Pandemic Fuels Steepest Decline in US Life Expectancy Since WWII

"I myself had never seen a change this big except in the history books," said Elizabeth Arias, a CDC demographer.

Jake Johnson ·


'Merkel's Delay Could Kill Us All': Protesters Demand Germany Stop Obstructing Patent Waiver

"We cannot afford any more deaths at the hands of vaccine nationalism and pharma monopolies," said Rep. Jan Schakowsky. "We need shots in arms and we need them now."

Kenny Stancil ·


Pay a Living Wage or 'Flip Your Own Damn Burgers': Progressives Blast Right-Wing Narrative on Jobs

"If one in four recipients are making more off unemployment than they did working, that's not an indictment of $300 a week in UI benefits. It's an indictment of corporations paying starvation wages."

Kenny Stancil ·

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