Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Dr. David Kessler has been selected by President-elect Joe Biden to lead coronavirus vaccine efforts. (Photo: Brainstorm Health/Flickr/cc)
"The nation and the world need someone of Dr. Kessler's caliber to deal with the remaining, colossal challenges with coronavirus vaccines," said Public Citizen president Robert Weissman.
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Margaret Keenan, 90, who was the first patient in the United Kingdom to receive the Pfizer-BioNtech Covid-19 vaccine, talks with healthcare assistant Lorraine Hill while preparing to leave University Hospital Coventry on December 9, 2020, a day after receiving the vaccine. (Photo by Jonny Weeks/Pool/AFP via Getty Images)
Campaigners are warning that nine out of 10 people in poor countries are set to...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Pfizer on Monday shared some of its findings from phase 3 testing of its coronavirus vaccine. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
"This is a race against time and we cannot allow the pursuit of profit to...


As the Supreme Court prepares to rule on the right of the Hobby Lobby or other allegedly God-fearing companies to deny women reproductive freedom, a group of progressive nuns has annnounced they support women's access to contraception under Obamacare, arguing that to do otherwise is "an affront to women’s moral agency." Declaring "religious freedom means that each person has the right to exercise their own religious beliefs," the National Coalition of American Nuns thus refutes the stand of...