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Vaccination news and analysis from The Nation
January 27, 2021
We Already Paid for These Vaccines Once
So why do we talk about Pfizer or Moderna, when these should be the people’s vaccines?
January 14, 2021
Bury Me Furious
This is our last, best chance to finally vanquish Covid-19. We mustn’t screw it up.
December 10, 2020
So When Can I Get the Covid Vaccine?
And why do I still have to wear a mask?
December 8, 2020
We’re Now Facing Both a Public Health and a Poverty Catastrophe
Trump’s malevolent mismanagement of the Covid-19 crisis has been compounded by ineptitude at the state level.
October 5, 2020
While the Poor Get Sick, Bill Gates Just Gets Richer
The billionaire’s pandemic investments, like much of his work, remain a secret.
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July 30, 2020
Trump’s October Surprise: A Vaccine for Covid-19?
What do we have to lose by rushing a vaccine into production? A longer pandemic, a colossal waste of money—and the risk of undermining public confidence in all vaccines.
June 18, 2020
The Covid-19 Vaccine Should Belong to the People
The US government has the authority under existing law to break patent monopolies.
April 30, 2020
How Long Will It Take Until There’s a Vaccine?
They told us a vaccine for AIDS might take two years to develop. That was in 1984, and we’re still waiting.
March 13, 2020
Our Worst Crisis Since 2008… and We Have an Idiot at the Helm
Trump offers nothing but bigotry, ignorance, and pathological narcissism.
February 4, 2020
We’re on the Verge of a Global Pandemic—but Trump Is Cutting Public Health Services
His administration is fighting to kill Obamacare, blocking immigrant access to government aid, and allowing states to cut Medicaid funding.