If life in the US is just getting a bit too much, retiring abroad can be a viable option. However, as Medicare isn't available overseas, it's critical to investigate the quality, variety, affordability, and availability of health care in your chosen location. Also, Business Insider reports it's best to first rent a home, not buy it. After all, you may love the city you're in, but a particular neighborhood might not work as well.
A recent ad claims that President Donald Trump would cut Social Security and Medicare payments. We did some fact-checking on it for our “Truth Be Told” series and found the future of entitlements is a lot more complicated than this 30-second commercial would lead you to believe.
With a vaccine for Covid-19 believed to be around the corner, preparations are underway in India to ensure speedy distribution. GMR, which owns and operates the Delhi and Hyderabad airports, is reportedly preparing systems to transport vaccine doses when they're available. Temperature-controlled systems are reportedly being readied, since the vaccines need to be stored in a cold environment. On December 2, the United Kingdom approved its first vaccine with doses to be available for use in a few days. Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently took stock of vaccine development and production during a 3-lab tour. Watch the full video for more.
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A November survey found 60% of American adult respondents said they are willing to get vaccinated. That is if a "vaccine to prevent COVID-19 were available today" says Business Insider. Many agreed the research and development process will yield a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine. Confidence in the coronavirus vaccine rose from 65% to 75% between September and November. Even so, 39% of respondents said they would not get a coronavirus vaccine.