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US to purchase 500M Pfizer doses to boost global vaccine supply

President Joe Biden will announce a purchase of another 500 million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to be shared with poorer countries dealing with severe COVID-19 outbreaks and a shortage of shots. Biden will make the announcement this week during his trip to the United Kingdom for the G-7 summit, according to the Washington Post.… Read More »

In Missouri and Other States, Flawed Data Makes It Hard to Track Vaccine Equity

Throughout the covid-19 vaccination effort, public health officials and politicians have insisted that providing shots equitably across racial and ethnic groups is a top priority. But it’s been left up to states to decide how to do that and to collect racial and ethnic data on vaccinated individuals so states can track how well they’re… Read More »