Tag Archives: COVID-19 Vaccine

Open Thread | So, The President Laid Out His Vision For The Country

And, I loved the speech.🤗   President Biden understands this history even if the media doesn't. "Madam Vice President…" pic.twitter.com/esmP2cT2fg — Tommy moderna-vaX-Topher (@tommyxtopher) April 29, 2021 I’m so damn proud of @POTUS @JoeBiden !!! For too long we needed … Continue reading

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Open Thread | As We Try to Reclaim Our Lives

Saw this tweet this past weekend. I’ve asked my 3rd year illustration students at @sva to come up with a post-pandemic New Yorker magazine cover. Here is what they sent in: — Tomer Hanuka (@tropical_toxic) April 23, 2021 All of … Continue reading

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Open Thread | What Competent Leadership Can Do

The election of Joe Biden as President has literally been about saving lives.   As of today, every American is eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. For yourself, your neighbors, and your family — please, get your vaccine. pic.twitter.com/o75JYpGe6r — … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Where Are We, With Respect To Vaccination?

Even though I am fully vaccinated and past the 14 day wait for antibodies, I will be fully double masked until September at the earliest. Waiting for the government to take these vaccines of “emergency” status, so that employers can … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Why You Should Get The Vaccine

I have a sister who is a vaccine skeptic. But, it’s on my heart to keep at her. The variants scare me to death. One of my favorite people, Andy Slavitt wants to have a few words:   1. COVID-19 … Continue reading

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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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