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Covid-19

 

Despite Housing Crisis, Mississippi May Return Up to Millions in Federal Rent Aid to DC

"For them to suggest people like me aren't working? It's a slap in the face," said one woman affected by the end of the pandemic assistance program. "It's very insulting and degrading."

Brett Wilkins ·


Rich Nations Again Accused of Vaccine Hoarding as UK OKs Moderna Omicron Booster

"While countries like the U.K. buy updated vaccines for their fourth doses, people in low- and middle-income countries are fighting today's variants with yesterday's vaccines."

Brett Wilkins ·


How We Must Address the Monkeypox Emergency

Science will need to be at the center of every strategy deployed by this response team: testing, tracking cases, keeping up-to-date on monkeypox research, effective messaging, vaccine distribution, and more.

Jacob Carter ·


Moderna Revenue Shows Pandemic Has Been 'Lucrative Smash-and-Grab' for Big Pharma

"In the Covid-19 pandemic, world leaders have allowed pharmaceutical companies to place extraordinary profits ahead of saving lives," lamented one campaigner

Brett Wilkins ·


Activists Disrupt Global AIDS Conference to Demand Action on Monkeypox

"We're demanding immediate equitable global sharing of supplies of testing, treatments, and vaccines."

Jessica Corbett ·


We Are Not 'In This Together': The Biden Adminstration's Covid-19 Policy Is Still Killing Vulnerable People

Our government has abandoned its responsibility to protect its citizens by blaming its failures on the very individuals it was elected to protect.

Maggie Mills ·


Report Details 'Abusive' Eviction Tactics by Corporate Landlords During Height of Pandemic

"These firms are buying up a lot of housing, and they're particularly buying up housing in places that have relatively weak tenant protections," said one eviction expert. "And I don't think that that is coincidental."

Julia Conley ·


Vaccine Equity Activists Denounce Pfizer's 'Obscene' Pandemic Windfall

"Companies like Pfizer will always put high profit before lives," said one campaigner after the pharma giant announced record second-quarter revenue.

Brett Wilkins ·


Biden Told Not to Give Publicly Owned Covid-19 Vaccine Tech Over to Corporations

"There is no compelling reason to offer this technology on a monopoly basis to a corporation," nearly 30 advocacy groups write in a new letter.

Jake Johnson ·


The Only Effective Pandemic Response Is a Global One

The world needs a global pandemic preparedness and response strategy that is built on equitable and representative decision-making. But developing one will require the G20 and the World Bank to abandon their current "health for some" approach.

Mariana Mazzucato ·

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