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‘Held to Ransom’: Pfizer Plays Hardball in Covid-19 Vaccine Negotiations With Latin American Countries
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‘Held to Ransom’: Pfizer Plays Hardball in Covid-19 Vaccine Negotiations With Latin American Countries
April 2, 2021

One of the reasons the government wanted Pfizer’s vaccines was because the company said they could be delivered quickly. Yet in the contract, Pfizer wanted to reserve the right to modify the schedule. There was no room for negotiation. “It was take it or leave it,” said the official.

The Tragedy of Afghanistan Health Care
March 9, 2021

The facts and figures raise the question as to what has happened to the billions of dollars that have sloshed into Afghanistan over so many years.

The Tragedy of Afghanistan Health Care
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Brawling Over Vaccines: Export Bans and the EU’s Bungled Rollout
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Brawling Over Vaccines: Export Bans and the EU’s Bungled Rollout
March 8, 2021

The European Union has been keeping up appearances in encouraging the equitable distribution of vaccines to combat SARS-CoV-2 and its disease, COVID-19.

Leaders in Coronavirus Vaccination
January 31, 2021

Vaccination against COVID-19 has already become the largest vaccination campaign in history. As of January 25, 2021, more than 65.7 million doses in 56 countries have been administered. Which countries are leading in terms of vaccination?

Leaders in Coronavirus Vaccination
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The Vaccine Race Continues
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The Vaccine Race Continues
December 28, 2020

Several dozens of coronavirus vaccines are being tested worldwide. By mid-December 2020 seven of them were approved for full or limited use worldwide. Here’s a brief overview.

Lancet Study Finds U.S. Has, by Far, the World’s Most-Overpriced Medical Care
September 1, 2020

Medical care is such an extreme necessity when a citizen needs it, so that they’ll pay whatever the system charges them for it — and investing in healthcare products and services is therefore enormously profitable in the United States.

Lancet Study Finds U.S. Has, by Far, the World’s Most-Overpriced Medical Care
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Coronavirus Is the New ‘Terrorism’
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Coronavirus Is the New ‘Terrorism’
August 10, 2020

Pelosi’s plan will lead to either a federal mask mandate or federal funding of state and local mask mandate enforcement. Those who resist wearing masks could likely be reported to the authorities by government-funded mask monitors.

How Trump Managed to Lead the World With the Worst Response to the COVID Pandemic
August 5, 2020

The incompetence of the Trump administration—mirroring the dangerous incompetence of Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil and Narendra Modi of India—coming on top of a destroyed public health system and a failed private sector testing establishment has condemned millions of people in the U.S. to catch the disease and pass it on. There is—thus far—no prospect of breaking the chain of infection in the United States.

How Trump Managed to Lead the World With the Worst Response to the COVID Pandemic
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