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How Developing Countries Can Make mRNA Covid Vaccines

Stephanie Nolan New York Times
Wealthy nations are failing to vaccinate the world, health experts say. Here are 10 companies outside the US that have the production facilities, skilled workers and experience to manufacture mRNA for global distribution.

The Eviction Moratorium Saved Lives

Matthew Desmond New York Times
Did the moratorium prevent evictions? Did it promote public health? The answer to both of those questions is a resounding yes. The eviction moratorium was among the most important public health interventions of the pandemic. It saved lives...

The Verdict on Vaccine Mandates: They Work

Sharon Otterman and Joseph Goldstein New York Times
Faced with a New York State mandate to get vaccinated in order to hold their jobs, thousands of N.Y. hospital and nursing home workers got vaccinated ahead of the deadline.

The Other Pandemic

Evangeline Lawson The Progressive
I am forty-two years old. The struggle to end HIV/AIDS pretty much spans my entire life. This year, in fact, marks forty years since the first case was reported in the United States on June 5, 1981.

The Left Must Demand an End to Vaccine Inequality

Matt Wehmeier Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung - New York
Economically prosperous nations routinely base their policy decisions on what is best for international corporations. It will take a concerted, global effort to overcome these structural barriers to vaccine access...

New Bill Says: Cut Pentagon, Fund Global Vaccines

Jake Johnson Common Dreams
"We can't bomb our way out of a global pandemic. Shifting funds from weaponry and military contractors to producing Covid vaccines will save hundreds of thousands—if not millions—of lives around the world."
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