While millions of Americans are turning down vaccines and shunning the opportunity to move beyond this viral spiral, much of the world is desperate for help. And food. “An estimated 270 million people are expected to face potentially life-threatening food shortages this year — compared to 150 million before the pandemic — according to analysis from the World Food Program, the anti-hunger agency of the United Nations. The number of people on the brink of famine, the most severe phase of a hunger crisis, jumped to 41 million people currently from 34 million last year, the analysis showed.” NYT: No Work, No Food: Pandemic Deepens Global Hunger.