In an editorial, the nation’s most influential paper said the US is well on its way to protecting Americans from Covid-19 and it is now time to help the rest of the world by “marshaling this nation’s vast resources to produce and distribute enough vaccines to meet global demand.”
The federal government, it said, has ample legal power to compel pharmaceutical companies to manufacture and also share critical information and technologies to make vaccines, and a $25 billion initiative — chump change compared to the $6 trillion-plus the US has spent on stimulus — would produce around eight billion doses of mRNA vaccine, enough to vaccinate half the planet.
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According to the findings of new psychology research, people who are more prone to boredom and are socially conservative have a higher probability of breaking public health rules. The study was published in the journal Motivation and Emotion. While previous research demonstrated a connection between being highly prone to boredom and breaking social-distancing rules, this study demonstrated the association was more prominent as participants’ social conservatism increased.
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