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CDC reiterates importance of masks on airplanes, public transportation

Despite a judge’s ruling that ended a federal mask mandate, the CDC urges that they be worn in transportation settings

COVID-19 Booster Dose Now Available to Eligible 12-to-15 Year-Olds

Today, the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) approved the Pfizer COVID-19 booster dose for eligible 12- to 15-year-olds.

Data Science Proved What Pittsburgh’s Black Leaders Knew: Racial Disparities Compound Covid Risk

The ferocity of the covid-19 pandemic did what Black Pittsburgh — communities that make up a quarter of the city’s population — thought impossible. It shook the norms.

Why Many Black Americans Changed Their Minds About COVID Shots

Black Americans were once far less likely than white Americans to be vaccinated. But a wave of pro-vaccine campaigns and a surge of virus deaths have narrowed that gap, experts say

Mayor Bowser Announces Additional $22 Million to Support DCPS COVID-19 Mitigation

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced an additional $22 million to support COVID-19 mitigation efforts in DC Public Schools (DCPS). The funding will allow DCPS

The Pandemic Could Put Your Doctor Out Of Business

What the coronavirus pandemic means for primary care physicians.

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Howard University Partners with Black Coalition Against COVID-19 and Community Organizers to Address the Health Needs in DC Community

20 National Organizations Join with the Black Coalition Against COVID-19 in a Historic Collaborative Effort to Help Stop the Spread of COVID-19 in the Black Community

New National Initiative Taps Barbers and Stylists to Encourage COVID-19 Vaccination in Communities of Color

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