Tag Archives: COVID-19 Vaccine

Open Thread | Got My First Shot

Well, I took my first shot last Thursday. I admit that I was part of the folks that said ‘ wait and see’. I was willing to do that. I had been living with masking and all the precautions for … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Lack of Equity In Vaccinations

This thread:   Unacceptable, but very intentional. We can not play surprised when:🔹Phase 1a is 70% White🔹 Phase 1b (65+yo) are 77% White🔹 70% of pharmacies are in white neighborhoods 🔹 Black/Brown communities are 2x less likely to have hospital … Continue reading

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Open Thread | The Vaccine….

As I watched the first batches of the vaccine leave the plant, and get on a plane, I won’t lie – I was moved. I realized that I was moved because we have hope.   It was said about a … Continue reading

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Open Thread | This Deliberate Malice Can’t Be A Surprise

So,I am reading this. Breaking NYT: Trump officials passed when Pfizer offered in late summer to sell the U.S. government additional doses of its COVID vaccine. Now Pfizer may not be able to provide more vaccine to the U.S. until … Continue reading

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