BET HEALTH - COVID-19

Irene Cara's Sad Last Days Revealed

Her neighbors shared that the 63-year-old singer/ songwriter was hella private and did not socialize with them– especially after COVID hit.
12/06/2022

Will Smith Tests Positive For COVID, Greets 'Emancipation' Premiere Audience Via Zoom

He tested positive an hour before the premiere.
11/28/2022

Highly-Anticipated Drake And 21 Savage Collab On Hold After Producer Contracts COVID

Producer Noah "40" Shebib contracted COVID while finishing Savage 21 and Drake's latest collab.
10/27/2022

COVID-19 Pandemic Caused Higher Rates Of Anxiety For Black And Brown Americans, Study Finds

This is in addition to a higher infection rate that persisted during the past two years.
09/27/2022

Kyrie Irving Says COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate Was Among ‘Biggest Violations’ Of Human Rights Ever

09/22/2022

Exclusive: A Conversation With Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot – Facing The Challenges As The Windy City Emerges From The Pandemic

In BET.com’s latest ‘Conversation With the Mayor’ we go to Chicago where the mayor explains how she has dealt with crime, the economy and other issues and how it has framed her.
09/20/2022

OPINION: Are Pulse Oximeters Ultimately Harmful To Black Medical Patients?

The devices were thought of as a useful tool during the pandemic, but their limitations can be harmful for patients of color.
08/23/2022

COVID-19 Killed Rural Black, Latino Victims At Much Higher Rates Than Whites, Research Shows

Many living in poor rural communities lack access to healthcare facilities and information, researchers say.
07/29/2022

White House Issues Warning On Spread Of New COVID-19 Variant

Getting vaccinated ‘could save your life,’ administration official says as health officials try to combat subvariant Omicron BA.5
07/13/2022

Study: Black, Hispanic Americans More Likely To View COVID-19 Masks As Essential

Blacks and Latinos have died from the virus at disproportionately higher rates than other communities.
07/08/2022

BET, 125th Street BID And The Apollo Theater Donates $100,000 To Recipients Of Harlem Entrepreneurial Microgrant Initiative

Each of the 10 Harlem-based, Black, small businesses have been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
05/13/2022