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CDC director says she’s disappointed at politics playing a role in people’s COVID-19 vaccination decisions

Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said at the inaugural Globe Summit that she’s not surprised some people need to be persuaded to get coronavirus vaccinations, but she was dismayed by the politicization of the issue.

Movies

‘Little shell in a big world’: Jenny Slate talks about the art of empathy at Globe Summit

Comedian, actor, and writer Jenny Slate sat down with Globe features writer and “Love Letters” advice columnist Meredith Goldstein for a fireside chat about the art of empathy, creativity, and finding sustenance during challenging times.

Metro

Globe Summit Day 3: Here’s the full schedule for Friday

On the final day of the Globe Summit, panelists including Dr. Rochelle Walensky and Jenny Slate will join us for discussions about COVID-19, exploring empathy through art, and more. Here’s today’s full schedule.

Globe Local

At Globe Summit, Ibram X. Kendi calls for bold action to dismantle racism

It’s not enough for people to say or believe that they’re not racist, Kendi said; they must be loud and radical about it, and actively involved in building a more equitable society.

Business

COVID-19 put a focus on Boston’s future. Here’s what city leaders think we should learn from it

Equity for small businesses was a theme during Globe Summit conversations.

Business

Bank of America CEO: Our policies should help effect change for the better

Brian Moynihan says the financial giant is ‘willing to pay’ vendors that offer workers higher wages.

Metro

Globe Summit Day 2: Here’s the full schedule for Thursday

On the agenda for Thursday are discussions with John Kerry, Ibram X. Kendi, and more. Discussions will cover topics ranging from the climate crisis to AI to antiracism.

Coronavirus

Fauci decries politicization of COVID-19 vaccines, urges people to get their shots to fight their common enemy, the deadly virus

Dr. Anthony Fauci, President Biden’s top medical adviser, decried the “inexplicable” politicization of COVID-19 vaccines, saying he hoped people would drop their differences and band together to fight their common enemy, the deadly virus, by getting their shots.