In this edition: We report on the growing number of hate crimes against Asian Americans, look at a new bill aimed at improving Black maternal health, and provide the latest info on the pandemic and vaccination efforts—including updated guidance on double-masking.
Author: Giselle Hengst
The Weekly Pulse: Super Bowl in the Era of COVID; Biden’s Plan to Reopen Schools
In this edition of The Weekly Pulse: how to stay safe this Super Bowl season; a look at the Biden administration’s plan to reopen schools; updates on vaccine development; the future of post-pandemic travel; and, where we win and lose in recent reproductive health news.
The Weekly Pulse: Tracking New COVID Strains; Biden Rescinds Global Gag Rule; Vaccine Updates
In this week’s edition we’re bringing you the most up-to-date information on the new, more contagious variants of the coronavirus, a look at the challenges to vaccine distribution, and as always, a rundown of the current wins and losses in the battle to protect reproductive rights.
The Weekly Pulse: Science and Health Take Center Stage Under Biden Administration; Abortion Under Attack
Following the inauguration of President Biden, many of the executive orders signed on his first days in office will have large impacts on national and global health. Many of the executive orders are aimed at addressing the coronavirus pandemic and ramping up vaccine distribution updates on the coronavirus.
Meanwhile, reproductive rights remain under attack—but the new administration offers hope to advocates.
The Weekly Pulse: “A Superspreader Event on Top of a Domestic Terrorist Attack”; Biden’s Vaccine Rollout
In this week’s installment, we catch readers up on the ever-changing COVID-19 pandemic; help maneuver vaccine rollout; and, run down the national state of reproductive health, rights and care.
The Weekly Pulse: Hospitals Overflowing and Understaffed; Vaccine Distribution Rollout
For The Weekly Pulse, we’ve scoured the most trusted journalistic sources—and, of course, our Twitter feeds—to bring you this week’s most important news stories related to health and wellness.
In this edition: We are back with continued coverage of the coronavirus pandemic, including updates on vaccine distribution; a look at hospitals that are overflowing yet understaffed; and Argentina’s legalization of abortion as the highlight of this week’s repro rundown.
The Weekly Pulse: Vaccinations Begin in U.S., While Poverty Rates See Largest Increase in 60 Years
In this edition of The Weekly Pulse: Poverty rates see the largest increase in 60 years while Congress debates COVID relief packages; updates on the coronavirus pandemic and vaccine; and, the repro rundown.
The Weekly Pulse: Biden’s First-100-Days Pandemic Plan; Argentina Set to Legalize Abortion
This week, we’re tracking the tightening pandemic restrictions as cases and deaths break records in the U.S.; taking a look at the logistical challenges of vaccine distribution; the repro rundown; and, a roundup of other health news you should know.
The Weekly Pulse: Bracing for a “Surge Upon a Surge”; When Can You Expect a COVID Vaccine?
In this edition of The Weekly Pulse: updates on the pandemic, including new info on the coronavirus vaccine and when you can expect to receive it; a rundown on the state of reproductive health and rights; and finally, a roundup of health news related to climate change, policing and conversion therapy bans.
The Weekly Pulse: Thanksgiving Could Be a “Massive Superspreader Event”; Dolly Parton Behind COVID Vaccine
In this edition of the Weekly Pulse: Thanksgiving could become a “massive superspreader event”; experts grow “more and more concerned” as Trump stalls transition of power; a global rundown on the state of reproductive health and rights; and, a look at how school reopenings have been prioritized in Europe.