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Opinion: Why the pandemic won't be over until 2024 (video) Dr Nicholas Christakis, physician and social scientist at Yale University, explains the legacy Covid-19 will leave behind and his prediction [...]
As President Biden sets a new goal of 1.5 million vaccines a day despite the demand exceeding the supply, Director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research at the [...]
Source: MSNBC Presidential historian Jon Meacham reacts to the consequential week in America following the deadly insurrection on Capitol Hill incited by Trump. "THIS WAS A FUNDAMENTAL REALITY. AND IF [...]
CNN | 2020’s alternative universe is not going away | Dangerous Covid-19 conspiracy theories are here to stay | Experts fear online misinformation will fuel hesitancy in taking the vaccine, a vital weapon in the fight against the virus.
London (CNN). At a recent Saturday protest outside London's Stratford train station -- comprised of bindi-wearing hippies, conspiracy theorists in balaclavas, and middle-aged men in waterproof jackets -- a protester [...]
THE WASHINGTON POST | Vaccine opponents outline online campaigns to sow distrust in coronavirus vaccine
The pandemic has catalyzed anti-vaccine advocates with huge social media followings, new report finds. Leaders of anti-vaccine groups described the coming coronavirus vaccine as a pivotal opportunity to sow distrust in [...]
UNDP | PRESS RELEASE | HDR2020 | The Next Frontier: Human Development and the Anthropocene | Broken societies put people and planet on collision course, says UNDP
UNDP PRESS RELEASE An experimental global index offers a new measurement of human progress that illustrates the challenge of tackling poverty and inequality while easing planetary pressure. New York, 15 [...]
PEW RESEARCH | Intent to Get a COVID-19 Vaccine Rises to 60% as Confidence in Research and Development Process Increases
Still about two-in-ten ‘pretty certain’ they won’t get vaccine – even when there’s more information BY CARY FUNK AND ALEC TYSON Source: Pew Research Center Reprinted for educational purposes and [...]
THE WASHINGTON POST | Now that there’s a coronavirus vaccine, how do you persuade people to take it?
Memo to docs? More empathy. Less authority. Reprinted for educational purposes and social benefit, not for profit. By Frances Stead Sellers Dec. 12, 2020 at 2:49 a.m. GMT Source: The [...]
'We are talking about people’s lives': Dire warnings of public health crisis as COVID-19 vaccine misinformation rages By JESSICA GUYNN, ALESZU BAJAK | USA TODAY Source: USA Today Reprinted for [...]