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Rise and shine, everyone, another busy day is on the way. Yes, indeed, the middle of the week is already here, which means there is much to do. No doubt, you can relate on some level. So please join us as we grab a cup of stimulation — our choice today is glazed doughnut, in honor of a fun holiday — and tackle the phone calls and deadlines that are piling up. Meanwhile, here is the latest grab of items of interest to help you along. Hope you conquer the world today, and do stay in touch. …

As wealthy nations lock in supplies of Covid-19 vaccines, nearly a quarter of the world’s population — mostly in low- and middle-income countries — will not have access to a shot until 2022, STAT writes, citing a new analysis. As of mid-November, high-income countries, including the European Union bloc, reserved 51% of nearly 7.5 billion doses of different Covid-19 vaccines, although these countries comprise just 14% of the world’s population. Meanwhile, only 6 of 13 manufacturers have reached deals with low- and middle-income countries.

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