A health worker gets a shot of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for COVID-19 at the N-1 military base in Mexico City. File/Associated Press
G. Balachandran turned 80 this spring — a milestone of a birthday in India, where he lives. If not for the pandemic, he would have been surrounded by family members who gathered to celebrate with him. But with the virus ravaging his homeland, Balachandran
In the small waiting room of my Zurich doctor, birds sang through a curtained window after I finally got my first jab of the Moderna vaccine. My vaccine likely was made in Moderna’s facility in Basel. Yet it wasn’t available to me until this week because the US wasn’t exporting many vaccines.
One of President Biden’s top priorities should be to harness COVID-19. The disease has spread viciously in the US, causing immense grief in the homes of over 400,000 victims. President Biden should ensure masking, social distancing and vaccination
It was a matter of astonishment how quickly the pharmaceutical companies seemed to have produced the COVID-19 vaccine by the end of 2020. There were two ways the Covid vaccines were made. The first was the traditional way which introduced a dead or a weakened coronavirus into the body so that when
At the beginning of the new Congress, newly-elected representative Cory Mills (R-FL) handed his fellow Republicans inert grenades. It was an apt welcoming gift since House speaker Kevin McCarthy effectively handed conservatives a live grenade when he allowed for a single member to file a motion to vacate the chair,
Guess how much a piece of Stevie Nicks’s “soul” will set you back? Only £56! What a bargain! Yes, the toy giant Mattel has released a mini-me doll in the likeness of the iconic Fleetwood Mac singer songwriter, who unveiled her on stage during a show at Madison Square Garden on 1 October. “This little Barbie is so
The rollout of this fall’s COVID vaccine has been frustrating. When CDC authorized the COVID shots for everyone 6 months and older on Sept. 12, the expectation was they’d be available within days. That hasn’t proven to be the case. Instead, appointments seem readily available, only to be canceled at the