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The U.S. vowed to be an ‘arsenal of vaccines’ for the world. What are we waiting for?

Dodge ambulances lined up for delivery to the Army. Detroit, Michigan, August 1942. Photo: polkbritton


The holidays are a turning point for Americans who are making the calculation that Covid-19 simply doesn’t matter

People wearing masks sit in socially distant lawn chairs at Hudson Yards in New York City. Photo: Alexi Rosenfeld/Getty Images


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Only in America could something this basic be this controversial

Commuters arrive at Grand Central Station during morning rush hour on June 8. Photo: Angela Weiss/AFP/Getty Images


Citizens are fed up as Puerto Rico tests for the coronavirus at a far lower rate than the rest of the U.S.

Demonstrators waved a Puerto Rican black flag in a protest calling for more Covid-19 tests to be conducted.
Demonstrators waved a Puerto Rican black flag in a protest calling for more Covid-19 tests to be conducted.
A demonstrator waves a black Puerto Rican flag during a protest, calling for more Covid-19 tests to be conducted among the population. Photo: Nahira Montcourt/picture alliance/Getty Images


Abdul El-Sayed’s new book ‘Healing Politics’ makes the case for a different approach to public health

Photo source: Bill Pugliano


The American Medical Association says Title X changes will require doctors to violate medical ethics

Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty

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