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Much of this vaccine hesitancy is rooted in the history of exploitation of Black folks. From the infamous “Tuskegee Study,”

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In an op-ed published in the Boston Globe, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and National Medical Association (NMA) President Leon McDougle discussed the vaccine...

This Sunday is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

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This Sunday is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day – a day that may not get the attention of World AIDS Day, but one that is equally important.

On this day, we call...

Clinical Management of Patients with COVID-19 course series is developed (by the World Health Organization) for healthcare worke

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The Clinical Management of Patients with COVID-19 course series is developed (by the World Health Organization) for healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. It...

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today updated New Yorkers on the state's vaccination program

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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today updated New Yorkers on the state's vaccination program.

As of 11AM today, New York's health care distribution sites have received 1,554...

Newark, New Jersey have secured safe drinking water protections from lead contamination under a proposed settlement agreement

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Residents of Newark, New Jersey have secured safe drinking water protections from lead contamination under a proposed settlement agreement submitted to a federal court...

Can we offer a minute of silence for each of the 400,000 victims?

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Four hundred lights stretch along the Reflecting Pool on the National Mall. Each represents one thousand people in America who have died of COVID-19.

It...

Joe Biden laid out a “Plan for Older Americans”

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In his run for the presidency, Joe Biden laid out a “Plan for Older Americans” that reflected the Democratic party philosophy that healthcare and living with...

I received my first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. I was honored to be accompanied by Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett, the brilliant Africa

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On Friday, I received my first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. I was honored to be accompanied by Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett, the brilliant African-American viral immunologist who...

hospitalization rates among African-Americans and Hispanic/Latino individuals were 4.7 times the rate of Caucasian individuals

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An end to the COVID-19 pandemic is finally in sight. Both Pfizer and Moderna reported that their vaccine candidates are 95 percent effective, and subsequently received...

United Healthcare to come to the negotiating table with an agreement to keep Montefiore Health Systems in their network,

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On Wednesday, January 6, 2021, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. joins a concerned Bronx resident in calling for United Healthcare to come to the negotiating table...

A Colorado nursing home is confirmed as having a resident who tested positive for the new strain of COVID-19.

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A Colorado nursing home is confirmed as having a someone there who tested positive for the new strain of COVID-19.

The American Health Care Association and National...

This wave of physician retirements will disproportionately affect rural parts of our country.

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The following column by Dr. G. Richard Olds addresses the critical shortage of doctors in America, which has exacerbated by the COVID-19 crisis.

The United...

Stark racial disparities in deaths from workplace trauma show an urgent need to address strategic racism and discrimination in U

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Stark racial disparities in deaths from workplace trauma show an urgent need to address strategic racism and discrimination in U.S. workplaces, the National Council for...

American Progress outlines a new framework to restructure the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) to address environmental racism

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A new report from the Center for American Progress outlines a new framework to restructure the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) to address environmental racism and build...

On Wednesday, December 16 at 8 pm ET / 5 pm PT, the NAACP will host a virtual town hall series entitled UNMASKED: COVID Vaccines

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On Wednesday, December 16 at 8 pm ET / 5 pm PT, the NAACP will host a virtual town hall series entitled UNMASKED: COVID Vaccines.

Over the last year, the NAACP...

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