Vaccination rates are slowing in the U.S., leading states to launch vaccine incentive programs.
Hundreds of epidemiologists had fully expected the prior mask mandates to remain in place for at least another year.
Only 44.8 percent of Republicans in the House of Representatives are fully vaccinated, new numbers show.
Sen. Mike Crapo made the contested claim that Congress can stop the U.S. trade rep from seeking patent waivers.
Noam Chomsky emphasizes the urgency of ending the tyranny of Big Pharma and making COVID-19 vaccines available to all.
The potentially seismic move came after weeks of tireless campaigning by progressive lawmakers and advocacy groups.
The murderous division of labor between the state and the people needs to be reversed.
More than 100 countries support the waiver, but Big Pharma has lobbied Washington to preserve its monopoly control.
The top Democratic recipients of pharmaceutical industry cash are standing in the way of mass vaccine access.
The fictions of borders and “rugged individualism” must be dismissed out of hand to confront this moment.