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WHO chief lambasts COVID-19 vaccine profits, demands elderly go first

The World Health Organization chief on Monday lambasted drugmakers’ profits and vaccine inequalities, saying it’s “not right” that younger, healthier adults in wealthy countries get vaccinated against COVID-19 before older people or health care workers in poorer countries and charging that most vaccine makers have targeted locations where “profits are highest.”

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To ensure non-citizens are included in vaccine drive, Colorado won’t check IDs

Colorado’s public health department sent notices Sunday to hundreds of providers directing them not to require government IDs or other documentation for people getting inoculated against the coronavirus. The directive is aimed at ensuring non-citizens and others who might not have an ID are included in the vaccination drive. Ignoring it could cause medical facilities […]

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