Think Tanks et al

Think Tanks et al

Accessed 13 Mar 2021
Brown Center Chalkboard
Coronavirus and schools: Reflections on education one year into the pandemic
Daphna Bassok, Lauren Bauer, Stephanie Riegg Cellini, Helen Shwe Hadani, Michael Hansen, Douglas N. Harris, Brad Olsen, Richard V. Reeves, Jon Valant, and Kenneth K. Wong
Friday, March 12, 2021
Center for Global Development [to 13 Mar 2021]
March 8, 2021
A Moral Failure in Pandemic Response
As the virus spread and shut down life as we know it, global response became increasingly tainted by provincialism. From seizing masks and medical supplies en route to other countries to preventing vaccine exports, the world’s richest countries turned inward and neglected the global response effort. It is not too late to correct what has been an egregious failure in leadership.
W. Gyude Moore

March 8, 2021
Financing for Global Health Security and Pandemic Preparedness: Taking Stock and What’s Next
The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the ways in which global pandemic preparedness and response are under-prioritized and under-resourced. But the good news is that today’s shortfalls are finally eliciting global action.
Amanda Glassman and Eleni Smitham
Chatham House [to 13 Mar 2021]
Accessed 13 Mar 2021
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Accessed 13 Mar 2021
Podcast Episode
Dr. Peter Hotez: Anti-Vaccine Movement, Resistance and the Texas Turmoil
March 11, 2021 | By H. Andrew Schwartz, J. Stephen Morrison

A Conversation with Dr. Anthony Fauci and Professor Paul Kelly
March 9, 2021

Kaiser Family Foundation
Accessed 13 Mar 2021
March 11, 2021 News Release
KFF COVID-19 Vaccine Monitor: The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on LGBT People
The latest report from the KFF COVID-19 Vaccine Monitor examines how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people and finds that larger shares of LGBT adults report economic losses and mental health struggles than their non-LGBT counterparts. Based on data gathered on…

March 10, 2021 News Release
Updated KFF Calculator Estimates Marketplace Premiums to Reflect Expanded Tax Credits in COVID-19 Relief Legislation
KFF has updated its 2021 Health Insurance Marketplace Calculator to reflect the expanded premium tax credits available to people who purchase their own coverage through their state’s health insurance exchange as passed by Congress in the American Rescue Plan Act and expected to be signed into law soon. The calculator…

March 10, 2021 News Release
Early COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts Through Community Health Centers Are Reaching People of Color
More than half of those who received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine through a community health center were people of color, suggesting that health centers appear to be doing a better job of reaching people of color than are overall vaccination efforts, finds a new KFF analysis. People of…

March 9, 2021 News Release
KFF COVID-19 Vaccine Monitor Probes Americans’ Experiences Trying to Sign Up for a Vaccine and to Find Relevant Information
Many Relied on Another Person’s Help to Try to Get a Vaccine Appointment As many states and local authorities ramp up their COVID-19 vaccination efforts, the latest KFF COVID-19 Vaccine Monitor report provides the first in-depth look at Americans’ experiences trying to gather relevant information and sign up to get…

Urban Institute [to 13 Mar 2021]
Historic Vaccination Patterns Provide Insights for Covid 19 Vaccine Rollout
Understanding longstanding barriers to vaccine uptake is necessary to ensure the success of Covid-19 vaccination efforts. This analysis examines historic vaccination patterns among adults using data from the 2016-18 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS). We examine flu vaccination rates among three risk groups: nonelderly adults (ages 19-64) at low- and high-risk of severe disease from Covid-19, and all
Stacey McMorrow, Tyler Thomas
March 12, 2021

World Economic Forum [to 13 Mar 2021]
Vaccine Confidence and Demand Rises Worldwide, Survey Finds
News 12 Mar 2021
:: A new Ipsos-World Economic Forum survey shows a notable increase in the number of people who want to be vaccinated against COVID-19 since December 2020
:: Italy, Spain, UK, Brazil, France, Mexico, Canada and Germany have seen the greatest uptick in vaccine intent – all rising by more than 20 points in just three months
:: Expert says trends are positive, but not at levels needed for herd immunity
:: Read the report and check out the data