The Hill – Why the coronavirus pandemic is hitting communities of color particularly hard

The coronavirus pandemic is a symptom, not a cause, of many socioeconomic and healthcare issues in this country.

Biopharma Dive – A coronavirus vaccine may arrive next year. ‘Herd immunity’ will take longer.

Anthony Fauci, the foremost infectious diseases expert in the U.S., has said a coronavirus vaccine could be available within 12 to 18 months. However, Achieving herd immunity to SARS-CoV2 infection may be the biggest step toward returning social and economic activities to normal, as social distancing rules may persist while the virus circulates and people continue to get sick and die.

Associated Press – Greece may open restaurants, cafes on June 1

Greece’s prime minister says it appears “absolutely feasible” for restaurants and cafes to reopen on June 1 if the coronavirus outbreak keeps slowing.

NPR – U.N. warns number of people starving to death could double amid pandemic

The U.N.'s humanitarian chief has warned that without global cooperation and financial assistance, the number of people dying from hunger or hunger-related diseases could double this year due to the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic.

KHN – Always the bridesmaid, public health rarely spotlighted until it’s too late

The U.S. is in the midst of both a public health crisis and a health care crisis. Yet most people aren’t aware these are two distinct things. And the response for each is going to be crucial.