Category: BMA

  • Xavier Becerra Confirmed as HHS Secretary

    The U.S. Senate on Thursday narrowly confirmed California Attorney General Xavier Becerra as the next secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). It did so by a 50-49 margin, with the vote playing out almost entirely along party lines. Sen. Susan Collins of Maine was the only Republican who voted to confirm […]

  • Resourceful or risky? The UK’s controversial COVID-19 vaccine strategy

    As COVID-19 vaccines are hastily deployed in the UK for priority groups, a debate rages over the government’s controversial strategy to delay time between vaccine doses. When the UK announced the approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines, it marked an exciting moment for the nation. After months of turbulent lockdown measures, the dawn […]