A refrigerated truck leaves the Pfizer plant in Puurs, Belgium December 3, 2020. REUTERS/Yves Herman/File Photo
Rebecca Spalding and Carl O’Donnell, Reuters: Analysis: First U.S. delivery of COVID-19 vaccine will leave out many high-risk workers
NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. government’s first shipment of millions of coronavirus vaccine doses to be divided among states and federal agencies, including the Department of Defense, will fall far short of protecting high priority groups such as healthcare workers, a Reuters analysis has found.
Across the country, state health departments are preparing local hospitals for the first shipments of Pfizer Inc’s COVID-19 vaccine if the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorizes it, possibly as early as mid-December.
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Commentaries, Analysis, And Editorials — December 4, 2020
Very Hard Months Ahead: Why Coronavirus Hospitalizations and Deaths are Spiking — Rachel Bucchino, National Interest
When will we have a COVID-19 vaccine? — Gianna-Carina Grün, DW
Pakistani ex-spy chief’s novel offers dose of reality — Imad Zafar, Asia Times
How China gains from Armenia-Azerbaijan war — Nima Khorrami, Eurasianet.org
Nagorno-Karabakh: This Could Be How the Next Caucasus War Begins — Michael Rubin, National Interest
How could US drawdown in Iraq aid ISIS, Iran? Here are three ways — Samya Kullab, The Associated Press
Putting the Iran Assassinations in Context — Shay Khatiri, The Bulwark
The conflict in Ethiopia and TPLF’s ultra-nationalist ideology — Mustafa Omer, Al Jazeera
Australia’s China Problem — Gareth Evans, Project Syndicate
Analysis: U.S. efforts on Huawei executive case may save Canada’s stalled China policy — David Ljunggren and Steve Scherer, Reuters
China’s Moon Plans: A Cautionary Note — Abhijnan Rej, The Diplomat
Cuba Up To Old Tricks, A New Crackdown On Dissenting Artists — Rubén Chababo, World Crunch
Donald Trump will get Secret Service protection, classified briefings and a pension for life when he leaves the White House — ABC News (Australia)