Covid-19 vaccine from Pfizer and BioNTech is strongly effective, early data from large trial indicate

By MATTHEW HERPER @matthewherper NOVEMBER 9, 2020 Pfizer and partner BioNTech said Monday that their vaccine against Covid-19 was strongly effective, exceeding expectations with results that are likely to be met with cautious excitement — and relief — in the face of the global pandemic. The vaccine is the first to be tested in the United States to generate

Latinx COVID-19 health inequities: Insights for the health care field

In recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, the American Medical Association (AMA) released a new report emphasizing the starkly disproportionate Latinx COVID-19 cases and fatalities — further underscoring concerns that a lack of consistent data reporting underestimates the pandemic’s magnitude on the Latinx community and illustrating how the pandemic has deepened pre-existing inequities. The