Appointed head of the incoming administration’s task force on health equity, the Yale University scientist “is not sitting in her ivory tower.”
Raj Shah, the head of the Rockefeller Foundation, spent a career working on disaster response in the developing world. The coronavirus pandemic has put his focus on the U.S.
China has spent heavily to help its poorest citizens, an approach that few developing countries can afford and even Beijing may struggle to sustain.
Global inequality is shaping which countries get vaccines first. In South Africa, people’s best chance for vaccines anytime soon is to join an experimental trial.
Millions face a steep and immediate drop in spending power when federal jobless benefits end this month, with a sharp rise in the poverty rate.