Expert: Vaccine hoarding could make the pandemic last 7 more years

The costs of leaving low-income countries without COVID-19 vaccines could run in the trillions of dollars and allow the pandemic to go on for years.

Duke University • futurity
today ~7 min

Americans agree on the need for more COVID relief

While Republicans and Democrats agree on relief for the pandemic, Americans are split on issues around the 2020 election and President Trump's impeachment.

Sandra Knispel-U. Rochester • futurity
yesterday ~8 min

‘Livestock insurance’ could protect predators and farmer profits

Livestock insurance could help farmers in developing countries protect their animals—and the profits they bring—and endangered species that prey on them.

Amy McCaig-Rice University • futurity
March 1, 2021 ~4 min

Health insurance ‘sludge’ costs US economy billions of dollars

Dealing with health insurance companies costs the US economy billions in wasted work time and lost productivity, according to a new study.

Edmund L. Andrews-Stanford • futurity
March 1, 2021 ~8 min

Where the economy tanks, heart attack deaths rise

There's a link between uneven economic recovery after the Great Recession and deaths from heart attacks and stroke. What about after the pandemic downturn?

Sameed Khatana - Penn • futurity
March 1, 2021 ~6 min

Reparations could’ve cut the spread of COVID-19

If the US paid reparations to descendants of enslaved people, the COVID-19 pandemic wouldn't have hit so hard across racial groups, research finds.

Jackie Ogburn-Duke • futurity
Feb. 24, 2021 ~4 min

Book challenges myths about American poverty

A new book about American poverty charts how and why the "land of opportunity" thinks about the issue in terms of "Red" and "Blue," or "us" and "them."

Neil Schoenherr-WUSTL • futurity
Feb. 24, 2021 ~6 min

Uncertainty about medical care and costs can worsen health

"You can have a good job, good insurance, do everything 'right,' and still find yourself struggling due to the nature of the healthcare system in the US."

Matt Shipman-NC State • futurity
Feb. 16, 2021 ~6 min

Tiny group of companies make 60% of ocean revenues

The "Ocean 100," a small group of companies, make most of the money from the ocean economy, researchers report. That has implications for climate change.

Duke U. Fuqua School of Business • futurity
Feb. 16, 2021 ~6 min

Uncertainty about medical care and costs can worsen health

"You can have a good job, good insurance, do everything 'right,' and still find yourself struggling due to the nature of the healthcare system in the US."

Matt Shipman-NC State • futurity
Feb. 16, 2021 ~6 min

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