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COVID-19 In 2021: The Latest Updates, Facts And News Impacting The Global Black Community

The latest coverage on the coronavirus pandemic.
05/14/2021

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy Calls Release of COVID-19 Vaccine To All Americans ‘Extraordinary’ Progress in Coronavirus Battle

The nationwide availability has greatly increased.
04/19/2021

OPINION: We May Be Turning A Corner On COVID-19, But Here’s Why You Need to Act Right

Now is not the time to let your guard down.
03/09/2021

Schools Reopening? Dr. Fauci Comments On Education Secretary Decision To Reopen During COVID-19 Pandemic

He advocates for a return, but under specific conditions.
07/30/2020

February 7 Is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Blacks account for 55 percent of new diagnoses each year.
02/07/2015

CDC: Flu Season Continues to Worsen, Could Peak This Month

Have you gotten a flu shot yet?
01/07/2015

Lax Contact Lens Use Main Cause for Infections

How often do you sleep in your contacts?
11/13/2014

Not Enough Women Are Getting Cervical Cancer Exams

Are you one of the 8 million women that hasn’t been tested?
11/07/2014

Obama Says US Can't Shy Away From Ebola Battle

The president believes Ebola can be contained and defeated.
10/28/2014

Obama Names Ebola 'Czar' as Precautions Expand

Ron Klain to report to National Security Adviser Susan Rice.
10/17/2014