A lot of positive signs, but states need money to distribute the doses.
- December 11, 2020
For the long-run threat to innovation, considering that companies used public money to develop the vaccine, and it worked in record time, the only thing that should be questioned is the current patent-based system. Innovation seemed to work fine with what amounts to a public process.
- November 23, 2020This breakthrough relies on rickety, underfunded local health systems.
- October 26, 2020
The order sets up Trump's "cronies to burrow into permanent jobs in the US government," said one critic.
- October 7, 2020
October 6, 2020 In the past three years, it has so often felt like things were reaching the breaking point. But the image of Trump on the balcony of the White House last night, defiantly taking off his mask as he gasped for breath, truly looked to me like the beginning of the final chapter. Today coronavirus infections continued to mount in the vicinity of the White House. At least 34 people near Trump have contracted the ...
- September 9, 2020
The Food and Drug Administration is responsible for assuring the safety and efficacy of any new medical treatment. But Donald Trump and FDA Commissioner Dr. Stephen Hahn have destroyed the agency’s credibility. In fact, drug manufacturers are now reassuring the public that they won’t even submit any COVID-19 vaccine for FDA approval unless they believe it is safe and effective.
- July 1, 2020
Friday's White House Coronavirus Task Force briefing was filled with wildly false claims about the administration’s supposed success in dealing with COVID-19. With only about 4% of the world’s population, America accounts for more than 25% of worldwide COVID-19 infections and deaths.