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May 4th COVID-19 Vaccinations, New Cases, Hospitalizations

9 days ago   |   By Calculated Risk

President Biden has set two vaccinations goals to achieve by July 4th:
1) 70% of the population over 18 has had at least one dose of vaccine, and 2) 160 million Americans fully vaccinated.
According to the CDC, on Vaccinations 1) 56.4% of the population over 18 has had at least one dose.
2) 106.2 million Americans are fully vaccinated.
Note: I'll stop once all three of these criteria are met:
1) 70% of the population over 18 has had at least one dose of vaccine, and 2) new cases are under 5,000 per day, and 3) hospitalizations are below 3,000.
And check out COVID Act Now to see how each...
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Melinda Gates says wealthier countries should stop 'hoarding' COVID-19 vaccines and predicts the US will begin donating its supply

Melinda Gates says wealthier countries should stop 'hoarding' COVID-19 vaccines and predicts the US will begin donating its supply

9 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Wealthier countries should stop "hoarding" COVID-19 vaccines, Melinda Gates said in a pre-recorded interview with Financial Times editor Roula Khalaf during the publication's Global Boardroom event .
According to Gates, countries should vaccinate their population "up to a point," and then send both money and extra supplies out to countries in need, especially as some low-income nations "can't even vaccinate their healthcare workers."
"You don't need to vaccinate all the way down, say, to your teen population... before you send out vaccine doses to Covax," Gates said...
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