Dr. Paloma Marin-Nevarez graduated from medical school during the pandemic. We follow the rookie doctor for her first months working at a hospital in Fresno, California, as she grapples with isolation, anti-mask rallies and an overwhelming number of deaths.
Why is it so hard to picture COVID-19?
Several proposals have emerged on how to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine, but they fall short in ensuring that the vaccine is distributed fairly. A team including Binghamton University professor Nicole Hassoun suggests three ways to more fairly and effectively distribute the vaccine so that people in poor countries get the vaccine as soon as possible.
An FDA advisory committee voted Friday 22-0 in favor of authorization.
Brazil’s coronavirus deaths and cases are surging amid slow vaccine administration to control the pandemic compared with other nations worldwide.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the European Union must prepare to vaccinate for new COVID variants over the coming years after EU leaders discussed ways of salvaging tourism. Reuters Health Information
Were Americans too unruly, or did elected officials expect too little of them?
The U.S. coronavirus relief bill is massive and moving through Congress on party-line votes. Stimulus payments and public health are just the start.
An FDA panel voted 22 to 0 in favor of an emergency clearance for Janssen/J&J’s COVID-19 vaccine, bringing it a step closer to distribution. Medscape Medical News
A new report from Israel links COVID-19 vaccination to a drop in the need for mechanical ventilation among people 70 and older. Medscape Medical News