As rich countries hoard potential coronavirus vaccine doses, rest of world could go without

Ella Castle

As a result, relatively wealthy nations will likely be able to vaccinate their entire populations, with billions of others relegated to the back of the line. People in low-income countries could be waiting until 2024.

These deals between countries and drug manufacturers, known as advance purchase agreements, are undermining a World Health Organization-linked initiative to equitably distribute vaccines, the study suggests.

“Where we are headed is a situation where high-income countries have enough, and low-income countries just don’t,” said Andrea Taylor, the lead researcher.

Since the vaccine race got underway, experts have warned of the dangers of “vaccine nationalism” and

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Artificial Intelligence in Fitness Is Upgrading Home Workouts

Ella Castle

Historically, to get the most individualized attention and assistance with your fitness regimen, you needed to turn to (and shell out for) a personal trainer. But times are a-changin’. Now, advancements in artificial intelligence (A.I.) are bringing that same sort of feedback-based personalization to the digital fitness space, making the experience of having a personal trainer more accessible than ever for those without bottomless pocketbooks or gym memberships.

Back in 2017, market research done by ReportLinker estimated that the global digital fitness industry would grow 33 percent to reach $27.4 billion by 2022, and—judging by the mega boom of

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A Florida woman who was in labor stopped to vote before going to the hospital

Ella Castle

A Florida woman in labor had one important stop to make before going to the hospital — she went to vote.



a car parked in front of a store: A woman came to vote before going to the hospital to give birth.


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A woman came to vote before going to the hospital to give birth.

A man came into the Orange County Supervisor of Elections Office in Orlando on October 27 to request “a vote-by-mail ballot for his wife, who was in labor in the car outside,” the office said in a statement to CNN.

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“I have not seen anything like this before, but our job is to make sure that every eligible voter votes,” said Karen

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