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Black People Are Getting Sicker And Being Hospitalized More Often Than Whites This Flu Season

The CDC warns that this season’s flu is making people sicker earlier in the year, and is landing Black people at a higher rate than whites.
12/03/2022

CDC Director Slammed For Calling Tuskegee Study Victims’ Suffering A ‘Sacrifice’

The 40-year syphilis experiment by government doctors involved 600 Black men who unknowingly participated.
12/01/2022

White House Monkeypox Response Team Pledges Support to LGBTQ Events

CDC numbers show the virus overwhelmingly affects gay and bisexual men, with Black and Latino men being disproportionally impacted.
08/30/2022

CDC: Black Americans Had Highest Drug Overdose Death Rate At Start Of Pandemic

Systemic racism likely played a key role, researchers say.
07/25/2022

President Biden Mourns 1 Million Americans Dead From Covid-19

The president is hosting an international Covid Summit at the White House to determine how nations should act to combat the years-long pandemic.
05/12/2022

‘Give Your Community A Boost’: CDC Makes A Push To End COVID-19 And Get Us Back To A New Normal

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers tools to help Black communities finally win the battle against the coronavirus.
04/28/2022

Florida Surgeon General Rejects CDC Recommendations, Says Healthy Children Should Forgo COVID-19 Vaccination

The CDC and American Academy of Pediatrics disagree and maintain their recommendation that children older than 5 be vaccinated.
03/08/2022

Black Girls and Women Killed At Rate of 4 Per Day In 2020 As Homicides Increased

Homicides of Black girls and women were the most increased.
10/07/2021

CDC Launches New HIV Treatment Campaign

Initiative focuses on the importance of taking AIDS meds.
09/23/2014

How Black Barbershops Are Improving Men’s Heart Health

Miss. initiative aims at testing men for hypertension.
08/11/2014