Daily Archives: August 2, 2020

‘Gargantuan Task’ Lies Ahead as World Grapples with Once-in-a-Century Pandemic

GENEVA – An Emergency Committee on COVID-19 was convened by the World Health Organization to assess the current status of the pandemic.  It is calling for global solidarity in supporting efforts to contain it. Not surprisingly, the Emergency Committee for the fourth time has unanimously agreed that COVID-19 constitutes a public health emergency of international

Debate Begins for Who’s First in Line for COVID-19 Vaccine

Who gets to be first in line for a COVID-19 vaccine? U.S. health authorities hope by late next month to have some draft guidance on how to ration initial doses, but it’s a vexing decision. “Not everybody’s going to like the answer,” Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, recently told one