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Four in every five COVID-19-related deaths in Canada have been linked to long-term care and retirement homes
As of early June, the entire country of Malawi had only seventeen ventilators and twenty-five intensive care beds.
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One in three women—some 1.3 billion women and girls worldwide—experiences gender-based violence over her lifetime
Vietnam has only seen 369 cases and 0 deaths, astounding numbers for a country of 96.1 million people
In Washington DC, some 75 percent of those who died of coronavirus were Black Americans
Between May 15 and May 22, COVID-19 testing capacity in Wuhan increased more than 13-fold, from 11,400 to 1.5 million te
Chinese factories supply 70 percent of active ingredients for India’s generic drug manufacturers, which supply the world
More than 80% of people in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa have no social protections against illness or unemployment
In Sub-Saharan Africa alone, community health is underfunded by an estimated $2 billion every year
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In distributing a coronavirus vaccine, the United States needs to learn from past mistakes.
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That’s exactly the opposite of what we should be doing right now.
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Without new funds, vaccines will fail to reach many at greatest risk of severe illness.