If the aim is to reduce COVID-19 deaths, Oregon's plan is a failure.
Even as the district struggles to vaccinate seniors, it will soon allow half the city to get in line.
A politicized vaccine distribution process intended to take price out of the picture has given the edge to the rich, connected, and powerful.
He's laid out a five-point plan to speed up getting COVID-19 vaccinations to more Americans.
"Let's do the thing, which saves the most lives," says economist Alex Tabarrok: Instead of holding back second doses, use them all right away.
Vaccine booster doses currently being reserved will be released immediately to inoculate more Americans.
His original guidance forced hospitals to throw away vaccine doses. That still might happen.
More than 4,100 people died of COVID-19 yesterday across the country, but some New York medical providers are dumping vaccines instead of putting them in people's arms.
He will count on future production to provide second doses.
The New York governor says hospitals have to increase vaccinations—but there's a catch.
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The idea is looking less like a Get Out of Jail Free card and more like a hall pass.
The government must move quickly to approve a one-dose regimen for Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna vaccines.
Ramp up the vaccinations now!
It turns out that there is a mechanism in capitalism for allocating scarce goods. It is called a "price."
So why doesn't it?
Vaccinating by age would save many more lives.
We could double the number of Americans vaccinated against COVID-19.
FDA will likely issue an emergency use authorization for a second COVID-19 vaccine tomorrow.
The federal government has apparently neglected to give the company shipping instructions.
Now we wait for the FDA to get around to approving it later this week.
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Don't let stories of rare and dangerous side effects discourage you from getting immunized.
Full FDA approval is likely, and vaccinations could begin next week.
Some scientists offer an important reminder about cause and effect.
It is likely to be approved for distribution by the end of the week.
The vaccines are great news, but the winter still looks bleak.
It's not like we're in the middle of a pandemic or anything, right?
Especially if the COVID-19 inoculations are deployed speedily and accepted widely.
Blood test study finds that only about 10 percent of Americans are immune to the virus.
If governments stand in the way of vaccine production and distribution for the world market, the costs will be high in lives and in wealth.
Arbitrary COVID-19 Control Measures Will Not Make Americans More Likely To 'Hang in There' Until Vaccines Are Available
Legal responses to this fall's surge in new cases, like last spring's lockdowns, are frequently illogical and unscientific.
Hang in there, folks. Help looks to be on the way.
The president managed to generate controversy, however, with remarks about New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
When a coronavirus vaccine is ready, it will be distributed through normal civilian supply chains to your doctor's office and local pharmacy.
Jo Jorgensen: 'Requiring People To Vaccinate Their Children Is One of the Most Egregious Things That the Government Can Do'
The Libertarian ticket is campaigning against lockdowns, vaccine mandates, and the World Health Organization, in addition to the usual taxation, prohibition, and war.
A recent study finds broad support for the idea in many countries, including the US.
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The Great Barrington Declaration asks how much collateral damage is too much.
Yes, but the Trump administration's politicization of the hunt for a vaccine is undermining public trust.
It's time to unleash America's 88,000 pharmacies and 314,000 pharmacists to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
Polls show a country increasingly leery of a politicized COVID-19 vaccine approval process.
The plan was first proposed by Robert Litan of the Brookings Institution.
"Economists are accustomed to thinking about tradeoffs," says economist and Nobel laureate Alvin Roth. "It appears that at least in some parts of the ethics community, they are not."