COVID-19 vaccine distribution algorithms may cement health care inequalities

Earlier this month, following the U.S. Federal Food and Drug Administration’s emergency approval, the federal government began distributing doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine to health systems throughout the country. With Moderna’s vaccine to follow, the Trump administration aims to deliver the first shots to 20 million people by year’s end. But shipments must be prioritized…

Trump’s vaccine czar hopes U.K. approval of Pfizer vaccine ebbs ‘politicization’

Ben Kesslen 3h ago / 5:52 PM UTCPresident Donald Trump’s Covid-19 vaccine czar Dr. Moncef Slaoui said on Wednesday he hopes the United Kingdom’s approval of the Pfizer vaccine encourages skeptical Americans to take the inoculation.The U.K. became the first country Wednesday to formally approve the Pfizer and BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine, a symbolic milestone in the…