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Global vaccine equity is within reach if we act now

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By Amir M. Mohareb, MD, Louise C. Ivers, MD, MPH, Rajesh T. Gandhi, MD, and Shahin Lockman, MD, MSc As the U.S. convenes a global COVID-19 summit at the UN, discussions about COVID-19 vaccines are bringing new voices to an old conversation. How — and when — should essential medical technologies, such as COVID-19 vaccines, […]

IDWeek 2020: Dr. Fauci opens “Chasing the Sun” with a view of COVID-19 in the U.S.

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“His advice is honest and rooted in sound science,” former President George W. Bush “He’s the guy I’ve gone to since 1993 . . . and still do,” National Institutes of Health Director Dr. Francis Collins “Thank you for what you do and who you are,” World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus The former President […]

CDC data on COVID-19 incidence among children highlight outcomes and disparate impacts

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MMWR released today underscores need for monitoring, prevention and responses to disease impacts of school-aged children, school staff and their families Between March 1 and Sept. 19 laboratory tests confirmed COVID-19 in 277,285 school-aged children across the United States. With information on symptoms missing or unknown for 37% of those children, 58% of the children […]