Covid-19 Updates

Biden’s incoming CDC director says Trump administration has ‘muzzled’ scientists: ‘I have to fix that’

Scientists at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention who were sidelined by the Trump administration during the Covid-19 pandemic will “get heard again,” Dr. Rochelle Walensky, President-elect Joe Biden‘s pick to lead the agency, said Tuesday. Last year, the CDC went months without addressing the U.S. […]

World on the brink of ‘catastrophic moral failure’ due to unfair vaccine rollouts, WHO chief says

LONDON — The head of the World Health Organization said Monday the equitable distribution of coronavirus vaccines is at “serious risk.” Warning of a “catastrophic moral failure,” WHO’s Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said “the recent emergence of rapidly-spreading variants makes the rapid and equitable rollout of vaccines […]