Opinion Pieces Address Link Between COVID-19, Racism; Experimental Drug Access Policies; COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

The Guardian: How the link between racism and Covid is being ignored
Ciaran Thapar, journalist and author (11/2).

Scientific American: Beware Political Hype over the ‘Right to Try’ COVID Drugs
Jeremy Snyder, professor and bioethicist in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University (11/2).

STAT: Public officials: Heed the will of the people in the ‘middle hour’ of the coronavirus crisis
Dirk Kempthorne, former Republican governor of Idaho, and Deval Patrick, former Democratic governor of Massachusetts, both co-chairs of the COVID Collaborative (11/2).

STAT: Spike in prescribing dexamethasone to Covid-19 patients may do more harm than good
Kao-Ping Chua, primary care pediatrician and assistant professor in the department of pediatrics of the University of Michigan Medical School and the Department of Health Management and Policy at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, and colleagues (11/2).

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