Black Vaccine Hesitancy Rooted in Mistrust, Doubts
Black, Hispanic, and Native American people are about 4 times more likely to be hospitalized and nearly 3 times more likely to die of COVID-19 than white people.
Leaders Encourage Black Americans to Take Vaccine
Public health officials and community leaders who are concerned about COVID-19 vaccine skepticism are speaking up and trying to build trust, especially among racial and ethnic communities.
CDC Says Once Again Breathing Can Spread COVID
The CDC has once again said that yes, COVID can spread when people simply breathe in virus particles that are suspended in the air.
Can COVID Symptoms Come and Go?'
Like so many aspects of COVID-19, we’re still learning a lot about its symptoms and how they progress. If you’ve tested positive for COVID-19, started feeling better, and then developed symptoms again, you may wonder if that’s normal. Can COVID-19 symptoms come and go like that?
What We’ve Learned About Treating COVID
This past spring, health care providers at hospitals around the country scrambled to treat people who were critically ill with a virus they’d only just heard of themselves. Usually, when a severely ill person arrives at the hospital, doctors already know or can quickly find established guidelines, based on years of research, for treating the sickness. But in the spring of 2020, nothing was established about COVID-19.
COVID & Social Distancing: Is 6 Feet Enough?
Just when we have gotten used to social distancing 6 feet from each other to slow the spread of COVID-19, scientists from Oxford University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology suggest that it may not always be enough.