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COVID-19: Additional Actions Needed to Improve Accountability and Program Effectiveness of Federal Response
As the nation continues to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, increases in COVID-19 cases in summer 2021 have hampered these efforts
The Impact of African scientists: How Years of Building Scientific Capacity in Africa Have Been a Real Game Changer in the Response to COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed that solutions ought to be developed in Africa and adapted to the African context.
CDC Recommends Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccine for Children 5 to 11 Years
"We now have recommended that about 28 million children receive a COVID-19 vaccine," CDC Director Rochelle Walensky said
‘Finally, A Virus Got Me.’ Scientist Who Fought Ebola and HIV Reflects on Facing Death from COVID-19
Virologist Peter Piot fell ill with COVID-19 in mid-March. He spent a week in a hospital and has been recovering at his home in London since.
Four Reasons for Encouragement Based on Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine Results
The world has been waiting for good news on COVID-19 vaccines. Monday it got a bunch of it.
U.S. COVID-19 Vaccination Challenges Go Beyond Supply
Using initial supplies of COVID-19 vaccines to immunize as many persons as possible with a single-dose may achieve more benefit than a 2-dose regimen.
How to Protect Against Child Abuse During COVID-19 Pandemic
Maryland’s stay-at-home order protects communities from COVID-19 transmission, but staying at home does not mean safety for everyone.
Poll: Nearly Half of American Adults Now Want the COVID-19 Vaccine — ASAP
Americans' reluctance to get vaccinated for COVID-19 is waning.
Winter Storm Disrupts COVID-19 Vaccinations, Closing Clinics And Delaying Shipments
The massive storm sweeping across the country is putting a freeze on COVID-19 vaccine distribution in several states and cities.
FDA Approves First COVID-19 Vaccine
The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine will now be marketed as Comirnaty, for the prevention of COVID in Americans 16 and older
Suboptimal U.S. Response to COVID-19 Despite Robust Capabilities and Resources
COVID-19 may have caught governments by surprise, but health communities have long warned of the potential for a high-consequence pandemic.
COVID-19 Significantly Impacts Health Services For Noncommunicable Diseases
Prevention and treatment services for noncommunicable diseases have been severely disrupted since the COVID-19 pandemic began
WHO Vaccine Scheme Risks Failure, Leaving Poor Countries with No COVID-19 Shots Until 2024
The global scheme to deliver COVID-19 vaccines to poorer countries faces a “very high” risk of failure.
Large trial yields strongest evidence yet that antiviral drug can help COVID-19 patients
A candidate treatment for COVID-19 has shown convincing—albeit modest—benefit for the first time in a large, carefully controlled clinical trial in ho
Early Estimates of the Indirect Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Maternal and Child Mortality in Low-Income and Middle-Income Countries: A Modelling Study
While the COVID-19 pandemic will increase mortality due to the virus, it is also likely to increase mortality indirectly.
The Equitable Distribution of COVID-19 Therapeutics and Vaccines
COVID-19 has caused scarcity of medical resources in health systems and has severely affected the global economy.
Patients With Underlying Conditions Are 12 Times as Likely to Die of COVID-19 as Otherwise Healthy People, CDC Finds
Coronavirus patients with underlying health problems were substantially more likely to be hospitalized than other people with COVID-19
A Vaccine Alone Won’t Stop COVID-19. We Also Need a Trusted Plan For It
Safe and effective vaccines represent the most effective way to restore the health and economic security disrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Oxford–AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine Efficacy
Investigators of four randomized, controlled trials conducted pooled results of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Let Africa into the market for COVID-19 diagnostics
Africa is boosting its capacity to respond to COVID-19, but lack of solidarity will cost lives, warns Africa CDC head John Nkengasong.
Improving Pandemic Preparedness: Lessons From COVID-19
To better prepare for the next pandemic the United States needs to devote considerable resources to reduce vulnerabilities that jeopardize security.
After a Year of Denying Covid-19, Tanzania Orders Vaccines
The East African nation of nearly 60 million people will receive its first vaccines in the coming weeks, a WHO spokesperson says
COVID-19 Vaccine Front-Runner Is Months Ahead of Her Competition
The University of Oxford candidate might be through human trials in September. AstraZeneca has lined up agreements to produce 2 billion doses.
A Rocky Road On The Way To Herd Immunity For COVID-19
Herd immunity is not a magic moment after which the virus simply vanishes. But it does mark the point at which cases gradually diminish.
Considerations in Boosting COVID-19 Vaccine Immune Responses
Decisions about COVID booster shots should be informed by reliable science, not politics
COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence Requires Radical Transparency
Public trust in a potential vaccine is under threat. Drug companies and their academic partners must disclose protocols and results data.
U.S. Report Found it Plausible Covid-19 Leaked from Wuhan Lab
The assessment is said to have been among the first U.S. government efforts to seriously explore the hypothesis that the virus leaked.
COVID-19 Vaccines Drive Differential Antibody Fc-Functional Profiles in Pregnant, Lactating, and Non-Pregnant Women
Data suggest that pregnancy promotes resistance to generating pro-inflammatory antibodies
Merck Says Experimental Pill Cuts Worst Effects of COVID-19
Drugmaker says within five days of COVID symptoms, people who took molnupiravir had about half the rate of hospitalization and death as placebo users
Has COVID-19 Subverted Global Health?
For the first time in the post-war history of epidemics, there is a reversal of which countries are most heavily affected by a disease pandemic.
Has China Done Too Well Against COVID-19?
The country doesn't care enough about vaccination because of a false sense of security.
China, Egypt to Donate COVID-19 Vaccines to Gaza Residents
In the wake of the recent Palestinian-Israeli conflict, they will jointly donate 500,000 doses
CDC Confirms First Case of Omicron COVID-19 Variant in U.S.
The traveler, who recently returned from South Africa, was fully vaccinated and has "mild symptoms that are improving," said the CDC.
What the WHO Investigation Reveals About the Origins of COVID-19
And about the vulnerabilities of the system protecting global health
WHO Recommends Life-Saving Interleukin-6 Receptor Blockers for COVID-19
Tocilizumab and sarilumab are the first drugs found to be effective against COVID since corticosteroids were recommended by WHO in September 2020
CDC Expands Eligibility for COVID-19 Booster Shots to All Adults
An expert committee that advises the CDC on vaccines voted 11-to-0 to recommend a booster jab for the virus
A Year Out: Addressing International Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic
The largest vaccination campaign in world history is underway, but many nations remain excluded from its benefits.
G20 Leaders Must Answer to COVID-19
The direct link between government advisers and G20 leaders can drive cooperation and secure swift agreement when a meeting looms.
More Than 35 Million Shots Given: COVID-19 Vaccine Tracker
The United States has administered 11.9 million doses; Europe’s rollout begins.
COVID-19 Cases Falling in India, but Disrupted Health System Still Causing Deaths
Coronavirus patients are not the only ones suffering from a COVID-fragile health system
The Democratic, Political, and Scientific Failures of COVID-19
The evidence for the health benefits of democracy is well established, but democracies are being eroded or “autocratised.”
With All Eyes on COVID-19, Drug-Resistant Infections Crept In
The spread of other dangerous germs is surging — a result, in part, of the chaotic response to the pandemic.
COVID-19 Vaccine Deliveries to African Nations Pick Up Speed
Kenya, Rwanda, Senegal and Lesotho benefit from the global COVAX initiative that aims to ensure doses for the world's low-and middle-income nations.
The Fight for Climate After COVID-19
A new book that shows how the pandemic provides valuable lessons for decision makers on how to prepare for the worsening impacts of climate change
Abe Declares National Emergency over COVID-19
For the early months of the epidemic, Japan’s numbers remained remarkably low, aligning more with Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan than with Europe
COVID-19: India to Pay $674 Compensation for Every Death
India's Supreme Court order followed a petition by lawyers seeking compensation under India's disaster management laws
Mounting Promises on Covid-19 Vaccines are Fueling False Expectations, Experts Say
Mounting promises that some vaccine may be available for emergency use as early as the autumn are fueling expectations that are simply unrealistic.
COVID-19 Module Data Dashboard – Patient Impact and Hospital Capacity Pathway
Statistical methods were used to generate estimates of patient impact and hospital capacity measures that are representative at the state level
Pregnant Women Face Increased Risks From COVID-19
If symptomatic, they were more likely to develop complications and die than nonpregnant women with symptoms.
COVID-19 Fueled Anti-Asian Racism. Now Elderly Asian-Americans Are Being Attacked
A surge in brutal attacks against Asian American seniors in the Bay Area has left residents fearful and angry.
Covid-19 Vaccine Trials Have a Problem: Minority Groups Don’t Trust Them
Those who need the vaccines most urgently, including Black and Latino people, are least likely to participate in clinical trials.
Pediatric COVID-19 Cases Rose Faster in Counties Without School Mask Requirements, CDC Says
School mask requirements can help keep kids healthy, in class, and lead to fewer school outbreaks
Prediction of the Virus Incubation Period for COVID-19 and Future Outbreaks
Exploring different genomic features of RNA viruses that correlate with the incubation times and providing a predictive model
COVID-19 Vaccine Leaders Waited Months to Approve Distribution Plans
Holdup left states with little time to develop mass-vaccination plan; United States says it needed time for interagency clearance.
Indonesia Reports Record Number of Doctor Deaths From COVID-19
Physician deaths in Indonesia have risen despite a 95 percent vaccination rate among health workers
Protests Have Broken Out Across Europe in Response to Tightened COVID-19 Restrictions
The Hague, Amsterdam, Brussels, Vienna, and other cities have seen crowds, and in some cases, violence and arrests
How COVID-19 Is Wreaking Havoc On Our Ability To Make Things — Including Vaccines
We could end up with shortages of more than just toilet paper.
Racial, Ethnic Minorities Reel From Higher COVID-19 Death Rates
A Post analysis shows that communities of color continue to die from the coronavirus at much higher rates than Whites.
COVID-19 Data Miss a Lot of People — Raising Questions
We need good data to see how this year has gone and to know what action to take in the future.
Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine Generates Robust Antibody Response in Children
Clinical trial results showed encouraging antibody levels in volunteers, and side effects were similar to those in teens and young adults
The Differences Between the Vaccines Matter
Yes, all of the COVID-19 vaccines are very good. No, they're not all the same.
‘Suppress and lift’: Hong Kong and Singapore say they have a coronavirus strategy that works
Hong Kong’s and Singapore’s targeted strategies for fighting COVID-19 may provide a model for other countries emerging from their first wave of cases.
A Mad Scramble to Stock Millions of Malaria Pills, Likely for Nothing
Before the FDA withdrew its waiver to stockpile the drugs as COVID-19 treatments, the Trump admin embarked on an effort to tens of millions of doses
As Rich Countries Hoard Potential Coronavirus Vaccine Doses, Rest of World Could Go Without
Rich countries have already snapped up billions of doses of potential COVID-19 vaccines, potentially leaving poor countries without enough supply.
South Asia Reads: Coronavirus Edition
An update on developments in each South Asian country, from Afghanistan to Sri Lanka, regarding the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19)
AstraZeneca Vaccine Not Ready For Quick European Approval
The European Medicines Authority will most likely not be able to approve the COVID-19 vaccine developed by drug maker AstraZeneca and Oxford.
"Horrible" Weeks Ahead as India's Virus Catastrophe Worsens
COVID-19 infections and deaths are mounting with alarming speed in India with no end in sight to the crisis
How Africa Fought the Pandemic — And What Coronavirus Has Taught the World
Can similar future outbreaks be prevented? The vital lessons of COVID-19 can be learned from African countries’ powerful response.
'Vaccine Nationalism': Is It Every Country for Itself?
It's dog eat dog in the world of COVID-19 vaccines.
U.S. Raising World Vaccine Pledge to More Than 1.1 Billion Doses
Biden is doubling the number of COVID-19 vaccines the United States is buying for other countries
Preparing for the Next Pandemic, With Sylvia Mathews Burwell
Sylvia Mathews Burwell, president of American University, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Turkey's Vaccine Blitz Tops 600,000 in Two Days of Sinovac Shots
Turkey has vaccinated more than 600,000 people in the first two days of administering COVID-19 shots.
Is Trump On Track For An October Vaccine Surprise?
Trump’s bet that a proven-effective COVID-19 vaccine will be the October surprise to catapult him into a second term is facing increasingly long odds.
President-elect Biden Announces Coronavirus Task Force Made Up of Physicians and Health Experts
President-elect Joseph R. Biden on Monday announced the members of his COVID-19 task force, a group made up entirely of doctors and health experts.
Tom Bollyky: "We Don't Know How This Started"
Reflections on President Biden's six-point re-set of U.S. pandemic policy, and thoughts on the deadlock over the origin of COVID-19
Trump’s ‘Early’ Travel ‘Bans’ Weren’t Early, Weren’t Bans and Didn’t Work
Such restrictions did little to contain COVID-19, and can make us more vulnerable to future pandemics.
Africa Left With Few Options for Vaccines, South Africa Says
Africa has few options to procure COVID-19 vaccines as the outbreak of the disease worsens across many parts of the continent.
What's Next in the Brawl Over Vaccine Patents
The Biden administration's announcement that it will support waiving intellectual property rights for COVID-19 vaccines was a stunner
Addressing Child Hunger When School Is Closed — Considerations during the Pandemic and Beyond
The COVID-19 pandemic has moved hunger out of the shadows in the United States.
A Letter from the American Academy of Pediatrics to the FDA Commissioner
Two weeks ago saw the largest week-over-week percentage increase in pediatric COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic
Coronavirus Crises Loom in Africa as Cases Spread
Thirty of fifty-four countries in Africa have reported the presence of COVID-19, and the list is likely incomplete.
One Of The World's Poorest Countries Has One Of The World's Lowest COVID Death Rates
Haiti has one of the lowest death rates from COVID-19 in the world
How to Prevent the Next Pandemic
Early global and national lessons of COVID-19 are already being used to plot a path to preventing the next pandemic.
28,000 Missing Deaths: Tracking the True Toll of the Coronavirus Crisis
At least 28,000 more people have died during the coronavirus pandemic over the last month than the official COVID-19 death counts report.