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“Covid-19 has laid bare the inequities in our health system. What are we going to do about it?”

November 13, 2020 • Dr. William Haseltine
Covid-19, which disproportionately affects people of color, continues to shine a light on the deep inequities ingrained in our society. Non-whites are more likely to be infected with the virus and suffer from severe illness than their white counterpart …

“Trump’s Frivolous Lawsuits Are the Tip of the Iceberg in His Refusal to Concede”

November 13, 2020 • Marjorie Cohn
Truthout As masses of people poured into the streets to celebrate the end of Donald Trump’s fascist rule, the lame duck president’s lawyers were filing frivolous lawsuits in an attempt to nullify Joe Biden’s victory. But none of these suits, even if su …

“Leadership Change Represents Opportunity for U.S. to Improve its Pandemic Response; Defeating Pandemic is Prerequisite for Success in Domestic and Foreign Affairs”

November 11, 2020 • Dr. Yang Jianli
My op-ed “Controlling the COVID-19 pandemic is the main challenge facing the Joe Biden administration and American society” sparked a lot of controversy on Twitter. However, I stand by my position: Biden’s election represents an opportunity for the U.S …

“Controlling the COVID-19 Pandemic is the Main Challenge Facing the Biden Administration”

November 9, 2020 • Dr. Yang Jianli
In March 2020, at the outset of the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States, I offered the White House some urgent suggestions regarding how to control the epidemic. My main ideas can be summarized as follows: The epidemic should be deemed a national se …

“The FDA Will Not Inspect Vaccine Production Plants”

November 5, 2020 • Dr. William Haseltine
Approval of a vaccine by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) typically requires inspection of the vaccine’s manufacturing plants. In a Covid-19 world, this will not be the case. Covid-19 vaccine candidates will get a pass on FDA plant inspections, a …

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