The fight to end the coronavirus pandemic
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COVID-19 must not be the “new normal”

The perspective set forth by McKinsey & Company, speaking on behalf of the corporate-financial oligarchy, is that the coronavirus pandemic should be allowed to become “endemic.”

Bryan Dyne, David North

Science summit warns of escalating pandemic disaster

The two-day summit consisted of 22 different sessions on the pandemic, including on airborne transmission, inequities in global vaccine distribution, the effects of Long COVID and the development of new variants of SARS-CoV-2.

Evan Blake
October 24 webinar: How to end the pandemic

On October 24, the World Socialist Web Site and the International Workers Alliance of Rank-and-File Committees featuring leading scientists and epidemiologists from throughout the world to explain the case for the global elimination of the virus that causes COVID-19.

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The Fight Against School Openings

In this video interview, UK parent Lisa Diaz speaks with World Socialist Web Site education writer Evan Blake about the October 1 UK school strike and the need to eradicate COVID-19 globally.

The call issued by Diaz for parents in Britain to keep their children home in a one-day strike, as a protest against the irresponsible reopening of schools that has placed young peoples’ lives at risk, evoked deep-felt support from the working class.

The October 1 school strike, and the fight to eradicate COVID-19, with Lisa Diaz and Evan Blake
What Scientists Say
“Vaccines alone can't stop Delta. It's mathematically impossible.”—Dr. Malgorzata Gasperowicz

In this ten minute video clip, Dr. Malgorzata Gasperowicz explains why stopping a virus as contagious as the Delta variant requires not only vaccines and masks, but also public health measures like the temporary closure of schools and non-essential workplaces.

Dr. Gasperowicz is a developmental biologist and a researcher at the Faculty of Nursing at the University of Calgary. She earned her Master’s at the Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology in Gdansk, Poland and a Ph.D.in biology at Albert Ludvig University of Freiburg, Germany. Dr. Gasperowicz is a co-founder of ZeroCOVIDCanada, a member of COVIDisAirborne, and a member of the World Health Network (WHN).

Workers Speak Out to Demand Eradication
The Spread of COVID-19 in Factories and Workplaces
The Campaign Against China

COVID-19 must be eradicated to stop dangerous new variants

The emergence of the Omicron strain of COVID-19 is a devastating exposure of the herd immunity policy implemented by capitalist governments, which oppose lockdowns and other critical public health measures necessary to stop the spread of the disease.

WSWS Editorial Board