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Covid-19



WHO Calls for 'Humanitarian Pause' to Provide Gaza With Much-Needed Assistance

"The severity of injuries is straining an already overwhelmed health system that is facing critical shortages of essential medicines and supplies while also battling the Covid-19 pandemic."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


Permanent Program Demanded After Over 1 Million Families Seek Pandemic Broadband Benefit

"The high cost of high-quality internet service has posed a persistent barrier that keeps lower-income families from the resources they need to work, live, and learn."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


'Bucket of Water' vs. 'Raging Inferno': Critics Say Biden's Global Vaccine Donation Not Nearly Enough

"Twenty million is a depressingly tiny figure compared to the global need," said one expert.

Andrea Germanos, staff writer ·


The Congressman From Hell Is a Symptom of Our Rotten Political System

Decades of disdain for politics as a civic calling means we get the politicians we deserve.

Mike Lofgren ·


'A Huge Loss': Israel's Killing of Top Doctors Further Strains Overwhelmed Gaza Health System

"I have not seen this level of destruction through my 14 years of work—not even in the 2014 war," said one emergency rescue official. 

Brett Wilkins, staff writer ·


Pandemic 'Long Way From Over,' Says WHO Amid Stark Global Vaccine Access Divide

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus called on "high-income countries that have contracted much of the immediate global supply of vaccines to share them now."

Andrea Germanos, staff writer ·


National Nurses United Condemns CDC for Endangering Frontline Workers With Latest Covid-19 Guidance

"Nurses follow the precautionary principle, which means that until we know for sure something is safe, we use the highest level of protections, not the lowest."

Julia Conley, staff writer ·


Canada’s Refusal to Waive Intellectual Property Rights on COVID-19 Vaccines Should Be a Crime Against Humanity

The COVID-19 vaccine production process fails its own capitalist sniff test.

Shree Paradkar ·


What I'm Learning from Globalization and Why I Believe in a World Without Borders

A borderless world is what can lie in the aftermath of a global pandemic.

Noureen Farnawany ·


Ebola Response Veterans Urge WHO to 'Dramatically Expand' Global Covid-19 Vaccine Access

"Those of us who gave our all during the Ebola outbreak and survived it know that we cannot let our guard down. No one is safe until everyone is safe."

Brett Wilkins, staff writer ·