US COVID response: War and profiteering remains the priority

The death toll in the US due to COVID-19 has crossed 1million. The richest country in the world has stumbled in controlling the pandemic and the poorest have suffered the most

June 05, 2022 by Peoples Dispatch

The US, which is the richest country in the world, has the highest official death toll from COVID anywhere globally. Even as the death toll crossed 1 million, the priority of president Joe Biden and the US Congress remains spending on war and the weapons industry over critically needed COVID relief funds.