Media/Policy Watch

Media/Policy Watch
This watch section is intended to alert readers to substantive news, analysis and opinion from the general media and selected think tanks and similar organizations on vaccines, immunization, global public health and related themes. Media Watch is not intended to be exhaustive, but indicative of themes and issues CVEP is actively tracking. This section will grow from an initial base of newspapers, magazines and blog sources, and is segregated from Journal Watch above which scans the peer-reviewed journal ecology.
We acknowledge the Western/Northern bias in this initial selection of titles and invite suggestions for expanded coverage. We are conservative in our outlook in adding news sources which largely report on primary content we are already covering above. Many electronic media sources have tiered, fee-based subscription models for access. We will provide full-text where content is published without restriction, but most publications require registration and some subscription level.
The sheer volume of vaccine and pandemic-related coverage is extraordinary. We will strive to present the most substantive analysis and commentary we encounter.


The Atlantic
Accessed 10 Jul 2021
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Accessed 10 Jul 2021
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The Economist
Accessed 10 Jul 2021
How not to do it
Covid-19 deaths in Russia are soaring | The Economist
Hundreds of thousands are dead, partly thanks to the Kremlin’s incompetence
Jul 10th 2021 edition

Global growth
The new fault lines on which the world economy rests
Global growth is coming back fast. But the recovery from the pandemic is uneven and fragile
Jul 10th 2021 edition

The Economist explains
What does Brazil’s vaccine scandal mean for Jair Bolsonaro?
Corruption allegations may further dent the president’s popularity, but his support in Congress is holding
Jul 7th 2021


Financial Times
The Big Read
England’s reopening: ‘The world is looking at us with disbelief’
…Wuhan virus and can escape some of the protection given by current vaccines. More infections increase the risk of even more dangerous variants evolving, Tedder…
July 9, 2021

Coronavirus Business Update
Delta variant poses growing threat to world recovery
July 9, 2021


Accessed 10 Jul 2021
7 hours ago
Mississippi Has The Lowest Covid-19 Vaccination Rate But The Highest Childhood Vaccination Rate: Here’s Why
Mississippi, the state with the lowest Covid-19 vaccination rate, has the highest childhood vaccination rate. Understanding why may help lead us out of the pandemic.
By Nina Shapiro Contributor


Foreign Affairs
Accessed 10 Jul 2021
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Foreign Policy
Accessed 10 Jul 2021
U.S. Blunts China’s Vaccine Diplomacy in Latin America
The Biden administration ships millions of vaccines to the region as its public health crisis worsens.
By Robbie Gramer, a diplomacy and national security reporter at Foreign Policy.
July 9, 2021, 4:58 PM


The Hill
Accessed 10 Jul 2021
In the News
Opinion | Beyond Ample Supply, Hurdles Abound in the Race to Vaccinate the Globe via The Hill


New Yorker
Accessed 10 Jul 2021
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New York Times
Accessed 10 Jul 2021
How the I.M.F. plans to build a $650 billion fund to fight the pandemic.
A reserve fund would help developing nations buy vaccines and bolster their health care systems. But where will the money come from?
By Alan Rappeport July 9

My Country Did Everything Right on Covid. And the Worst Is Still Here.
As parts of the world reopen, Uganda is locked down. The country needs vaccines, and for other countries to keep their promises.
By Mohammed Lamorde


Washington Post
Accessed 10 Jul 2021
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