The World Health Organization chief on Monday lambasted drugmakers’ profits and vaccine inequalities, saying it’s “not right” that younger, healthier adults in wealthy countries get vaccinated against COVID-19 before older people or health care workers in poorer countries.
At the Alaska State Public Health Labs, Lab Chief Jayme Parker and Public Health Microbiologist Lisa Smith are analyzing genome sequences in search of a new more contagious mutated strain of Covid-19 virus spreading from the UK called B.1.1.7
Dr. Simon Mark of Foundation Health partners details Fairbanks first COVID-19 point of dispensing vaccination clinic, scheduled to take place on Friday, January 15, and Saturday, January 16 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Carlson Center.
With the country simultaneously facing a political crisis and on edge over threats of more violence from far-right extremists, the U.S. recorded 4,327 deaths on Tuesday by Johns Hopkins’ count. Arizona and California have been among the hardest-hit states.
Getting a COVID-19 vaccination is one of the best ways to protect yourself and others from the coronavirus, but for millions of Americans, a fear of needles may make the decision to get the vaccine even harder.
A number of people who filed their taxes with an online preparation service initially found that their economic impact payment did not make it to them directly. The IRS and tax preparation service companies say they've been working diligently to resolve the issue.
Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said the experts will arrive in Wuhan on Thursday. Other details of their schedule haven’t been announced and the central government’s National Health Commission offered no further information.