‘Colour-blind’ coronavirus vaccine distribution is putting ethnic minorities at risk

Doctors have warned that the UK’s “colour-blind” vaccine distribution strategy is putting ethnic minority communities at higher risk of falling ill and dying with coronavirus (Covid-19). “Unequal impact” Writing in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, they say the current prioritisation “disregards the unequal impact of the pandemic on minority ethnic groups”. And …
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Vaccine Ethics: Doctor Warns Against Paying People to Get COVID Vaccine as U.S. Preps Distribution

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now! I’m Amy Goodman, with Juan González, as we continue to look at the coronavirus pandemic spike here in the U.S. and how the vaccine will be distributed, as the CDC prepares to meet today to vote …
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With COVID Vaccines on the Horizon, U.S. Urged to Help Ensure Equitable Distribution Across Globe

As the U.S. COVID-19 death toll nears 250,000, drugmakers Pfizer and Moderna have both announced promising vaccine trial results showing over 90% effectiveness in preventing illness. But officials and health experts warn widespread distribution of a vaccine for the coronavirus — which has killed 1.2 million people across the globe — will be tremendously difficult …
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With COVID Vaccines on the Horizon, U.S. Urged to Help Ensure Equitable Distribution Across Globe

As the U.S. COVID-19 death toll nears 250,000, drugmakers Pfizer and Moderna have both announced promising vaccine trial results showing over 90% effectiveness in preventing illness. But officials and health experts warn widespread distribution of a vaccine for the coronavirus — which has killed 1.2 million people across the globe — will be tremendously difficult …
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Drinking water scheme: recent intended results for distribution

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Recreational and surface water scheme: recent intended results for distribution

Published 7 July 2014 Last updated 6 November 2020 + show all updates 6 November 2020 Added ‘Recreational and surface water scheme: intended results for distribution S96 and S96’. 15 April 2020 Added ‘Recreational and surface water scheme: intended results for distribution S95’. 3 March 2020 Added ‘Recreational and surface water scheme: intended results for distribution …
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Mycobacterium spp. in water scheme: recent intended results for distribution

Published 20 August 2019 Last updated 6 November 2020 + show all updates 6 November 2020 Added ‘Mycobacterium spp. in water scheme: intended results for distribution MY005’. 21 April 2020 Added ‘Mycobacterium spp. in water scheme: intended results for distribution MY004’. 30 January 2020 Added ‘Mycobacterium spp. in water scheme: intended results for distribution MY003’. 25 …
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Dialysis water scheme: recent intended results for distribution

Published 4 November 2013 Last updated 6 November 2020 + show all updates 6 November 2020 Added ‘Dialysis water scheme: intended results for distribution DW22’. 15 April 2020 Added ‘Dialysis water scheme: intended results for distribution DW21’. 3 December 2019 Added ‘Dialysis water scheme: intended results for distribution DW20’. 5 August 2019 Added ‘Dialysis water scheme: …
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Hospital tap water scheme: recent intended results for distribution

Published 16 July 2014 Last updated 6 November 2020 + show all updates 6 November 2020 Added ‘Hospital tap water scheme: intended results for distribution HTW19’. 15 April 2020 Added ‘Hospital tap water scheme: intended results for distribution HTW18’. 3 December 2019 Added ‘Hospital tap water scheme: intended results for distribution HTW17’. 5 August 2019 Added …
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Shellfish scheme: recent intended results for distribution

Published 7 August 2013 Last updated 13 October 2020 + show all updates 13 October 2020 Added Shellfish scheme: recent intended results for distribution SF066. 8 April 2020 Added ‘Shellfish scheme: recent intended results for distribution SF065’. 5 November 2019 Added ‘Shellfish scheme: recent intended results for distribution SF064’. 9 July 2019 Added ‘Shellfish scheme: recent …
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