Op-Ed: Racial Justice Requires an Equitable COVID-19 Response

Posted on Apr 29, 2021

Racial justice in our response to COVID-19 demands that we acknowledge that current inequalities are based on a racist system.  We must work together with people who suffer racial oppression to materially resource our response.   

Vaccine Eligibility Does Not Guarantee Access 

Posted on Apr 29, 2021

Every  adult  in the United States is now eligible for COVID-19 vaccines -- a critical milestone.  As the nation races against a fourth wave of the virus and increasing spread of variants, vaccinating the entire population is as urgent as ever. But eligibility alone does not guarantee access.  

Why Equitable Global COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Is Essential

Posted on Apr 2, 2021

More than three months ago, COVID-19 vaccines began to roll out and a 91-year-old woman in the United Kingdom became the first person—outside of a clinical trial—to receive a vaccine. Six days later, a nurse in New York City became the first person in the United States to get vaccinated. Since then, more than 400 million doses have been administered around the globe.  

COVID Pandemic Devastating to Global TB Care, But Could Bring Positive Change

Posted on Mar 24, 2021

COVID-19 has severely disrupted care and services for people with tuberculosis, costing hundreds of thousands of lives—but safety protocols, infrastructure, and testing capacity implemented for the pandemic could have long-term benefits for TB patients around the world, a PIH physician says.