Vaccine Memories of Another Time and Place | The New York Times
Many older Americans, shut in during this year’s pandemic, share haunting recollections from the polio era of their childhood.
On screen and on stage, disability continues to be depicted in outdated, cliched ways | Salon
Writers should reimagine roles for characters with disabilities, who have been limited to four tropes for years
Dreading the Next ‘Code Blue’ as California Hospitals Fill to Overflowing | The New York Times
New England governors appeal for caution over the holidays. The U.S. will require all airline passengers arriving from Britain to test negative for the coronavirus.
What It’s Like to Get the COVID-19 Vaccine: Older Americans Open Up | AARP
When Lena Napolitano was picked to be one of the first recipients of the COVID-19 vaccine at University of Michigan Medicine in Ann Arbor, she felt like she’d won the lottery. The room erupted in cheers as the 63-year-old surgeon and critical care physician gave two thumbs up.
How will you be told when it’s your turn for a COVID-19 vaccine? It’s complicated | USA Today
Will you get a text from your doctor? Will you read about it online? Or will you have to check the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website to know when it’s your turn in line?
As COVID-19 vaccines roll out to limited groups of people across the United States, how people learn they are eligible to get their shots won’t be as clear while supplies remain limited, according to public health and policy experts and state vaccination plans.
Politicians get vaccinated early to build public trust, while furious health workers wait | The Washington Post
All members of Congress qualify for vaccine priority but disagree on whether this shows leadership by example or special treatment
Oregon Hospitals Told Not To Withhold Care Because Of A Person’s Disability | NPR
During a pandemic, doctors make hard choices about who gets care. Federal law says they can’t rule out someone based on disability or age. But some worry the decisions are made behind closed doors.
Government proposes to set up University of Disability Studies and Rehabilitation Sciences | The Tribune (India)
Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities has invited comments from stakeholders on a draft bill to set up the university
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