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COVID-19 FAQ Tackles Vaccines Safety and Distribution for Black and African American Californians
April 22, 2021
COVID-19 vaccinations are currently in full force, with over 20 million Californians currently having received one of the three FDA approved vaccines. President Biden recently announced vaccine eligibility expansion for all adult Americans beginning April 19, while every Californian 16 and up are eligible for vaccination on April 15. ... read more / view gallery »
LA Public Health Hosts COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall
December 24, 2020
In a recent virtual town hall led by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, experts address the development of the vaccination, what to expect, distribution timeline, myths, traveling safety, and the difference between the Pfizer and the Moderna vaccines.  ... read more »
State’s Top Doc Burke-Harris to Lead Advisory Team as African Americans Raise COVID-19 Vaccine Concerns
December 3, 2020
Nine months into the COVID-19 pandemic, three vaccine trials have yielded promising results, and the first round of Americans could begin to receive shots as early as mid-December. Last week, the California Department of Public Health announced that California Surgeon General Dr. Nadine Burke-Harris will chair the state’s Community Vaccine Advisory Committee. The group Burke-Harris leads will help guide the state’s decision making about vaccine distribution. ... read more »
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Provides Updated Guidance to Address the Urgent Need for Blood During the Pandemic
April 2, 2020
Based on recently completed studies and epidemiologic data, the FDA has concluded that current policies regarding certain donor eligibility criteria can be modified without compromising the safety of the blood supply. Therefore, the FDA is revising recommendations in several guidances regarding blood donor eligibility. These changes are being put forth for immediate implementation and are expected to remain in place after the COVID-19 pandemic ends, with any appropriate changes based on comments we receive and our experience implementing the guidances. At this time, the alternatives to certain donor eligibility requirements being provided generally will apply only for the duration of the declared pandemic. ... read more »
Juul warned over claims e-cigarette safer than smoking
September 12, 2019
Federal health authorities on Monday blasted vaping company Juul for illegally pitching its electronic cigarettes as a safer alternative to smoking and ordered the company to stop making unproven claims for its products. ... read more »
FDA to more aggressively tackle disruptive drug shortages
July 19, 2018
Most shortages involve low-profit generic pills and injections ... read more »
New Approach to Treating Emphysema Significantly Improves Patient Breathing and Quality of Life According to New Published Study
June 1, 2018
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center/LA BioMed Was One of Several Centers Worldwide Studying the Technology. ... read more »
HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Services Now Available in South Los Angeles
May 18, 2017
Services available through Charles R. Drew University and Martin Luther King, Jr., Outpatient Center campuses. ... read more »
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