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Politics & Life Sciences (PLS) with Dean L. Fanelli, Ph.D.

Oct 7, 2021

Politics & Life Sciences (PLS)

Stories covered today include:

More Than 6.41 Billion Shots Given:
Covid-19 Tracker
In the U.S., 398 million Covid-19 doses have been administered

The biggest vaccination campaign in history is underway. More than 6.41 billion doses have been administered across 184 countries, according to data collected by Bloomberg. The latest rate was roughly 28.7 million doses a day.

In the U.S., 398 million doses have been given so far. In the last week, an average of 931,983 doses per day were administered.


Los Angeles City Council green-lights vaccine passport, among strictest in US


Canada issues Covid-19 vaccine mandate for travelers 12 or older on trains and planes


Featured Guest:

Harry Nelson is the author of the best-selling The United States of Opioids: A Prescription for Liberating a Nation in Pain (ForbesBooks 2019) and From ObamaCare to TrumpCare: Why You Should Care (2017).

He is the founding partner of the law firm Nelson Hardiman, where his practice focuses on innovation in healthcare and life sciences, including groundbreaking work related to behavioral health, telehealth, cannabis, and psychedelic ventures. He has received national recognition for his efforts to change the conversation around America’s overlapping overdose, addiction, and mental health crises, and to drive legal changes to improve healthcare access, quality and safety.

He has won numerous awards for his advocacy and serves on the boards of several healthcare organizations. His newest book, entitled Overdose America: How the Pandemic Transformed and Accelerated our National Crisis, will be published in Spring 2022.