By Congressional Black Caucus Foundation As of June 23, 2020, the coronavirus has taken the lives of over 120,000 Americans. Black people are continuing to face the highest rates of mortality from the virus at […]
By Hazel Trice Edney Black and Latino communities throughout the United States have disproportionately suffered the most devastating impacts of the coronavirus, including a higher rate in deaths, underscoring inequities in the nation’s health care system […]
By Medicare.gov Now’s the time to get your flu shot. The flu shot is covered for people with Medicare from providers that accept Medicare or your Medicare plan. You can safely get a flu vaccine at your […]
Current data shows that 33% of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 are black even though they comprise only 18% of the community. Pre-existing conditions such as diabetes, hypertension and obesity disproportionately impact the African American community; […]
The National Institutes of Health today announced a $12 million award for outreach and engagement efforts in ethnic and racial minority communities disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The award to RTI International, a non-profit […]
BY NIH The National Institutes of Health has launched two of three adaptive Phase 3 clinical trials evaluating the safety and effectiveness of varying types of blood thinners to treat adults diagnosed with COVID-19. Part […]
Victims in Nigeria are often pressured by rapists’ families to drop all charges. And now the courthouses are all closed.
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Test data, GPS coordinates and contact tracing help an innovative project spot outbreaks in real time.
The post Women Data Scientists Created GPS-Driven App to Help Kenya Keep Covid-19 Numbers Low appeared first on Zenger News. […]
AstraZeneca declared a “voluntary pause of vaccination” after a volunteer test subject developed an unexplained illness.
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By Clarence Brown Are you a government contractor tasked with providing PPE? Have you struggled to source PPE because finding Net terms has disappeared in the market? Protectque USA Inc is a Veteran-Owned business ready […]
France has a mandatory mask policy that carries a 135 euro ($159) fine for noncompliance.
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