A few days ago, the British Medical Journal published an opinion piece: “Crimes against humanity in Brazil’s covid-19 response—a lesson to us all”
India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has crossed 1040 million doses as of 27th October 2021. Only 30% of these are second doses.
Thailand has a strong tradition of family respect and support for older people, but there are signs that the COVID-19 pandemic has put these norms under pressure, both in terms of family behaviour and in state policy.
Over the past months, a lot has been said about vaccine nationalism. Much less has been said about vaccine ageism (the decision of some countries to prioritise lower risk groups over those at the oldest ages). And almost nothing has been said about vaccine cakeism.
Older people and social movements in times of COVID-19 – Brazil’s National Front for the Strengthening of LTCFs (in Portuguese)
No combate à COVID-19, distintas mobilizações e movimentos sociais têm sido originados e/ ou fortalecidos em diversas partes do mundo.
Estimating excess mortality in the first wave of Peru’s COVID-19 pandemic: more than just an academic exercise?
Lancet Americas has just published a paper in which we develop a new method for estimating excess numbers of deaths during the COVID-19 pandemic and applies this method to Peru