• Exclusive: CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky Unveils Agency Initiative to Address Racism in Health

    3 days ago - By Time

    If the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us anything, it is that health is a commodity bestowed readily on some and denied to so many others. Within months of the COVID-19 virus reaching U.S. shores, it became clear that the disease hit certain groups harder, contributing to more severe illness and higher hospitalization and death rates among Black, Latinx and American Indian/Alaska Native communities, and those of lower socioeconomic status.
    The reason for that skewed impact doesn't have so much to do with biology or genetics as it does a myriad of other factors, such as where people live, how...
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  • Brazil Detects First Case of South African Variant as COVID-19 Deaths Soar

    3 days ago - By Medscape

    Brazil has recorded its first confirmed case of the highly contagious coronavirus variant discovered in South Africa, a fresh danger sign for a country already ravaged by the world's highest daily death toll.
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  • India Posts Record COVID-19 Cases, 13-fold Jump Over 2 Months

    3 days ago - By Medscape

    India's second wave of coronavirus infections continued to swell as it reported a record 115,736 new cases on Wednesday, raising pressure on the government to expand its vaccination campaign.
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  • Nowhere as Worrisome for COVID-19 Infections as South America: PAHO Director

    3 days ago - By Medscape

    South America is the most worrying region for COVID-19 infections, as cases mount in nearly every country, the director of the Pan American Health Organization said on Wednesday.
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