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White House COVID-19 Response Team Unites with Black Press to Encourage Vaccinations
May 13, 2021
Seeking to reassure African Americans that the COVID-19 vaccinations are safe, the White House COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force united with the Black Press to spread the word. ... read more »
Schools Across L.A. County Reopen to In-Class Learning, Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Temporarily Unavailable
April 22, 2021
COVID-19 hospitalizations are going down and Public Health continues to stress the importance of vaccinations. ... read more »
Kedren Health and FAME Sponsor Mobile Vaccination Clinic
April 15, 2021
Vaccinations are in store for the entire South L.A. population if the staff of Kedren Health Center has their way.  The organization vaccinated more than 500 people on April 10 at a mobile clinic stationed at First AME Church of Los Angeles. ... read more / view gallery »
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As Cal Drops Age for COVID Shot, Black and Brown Nonprofits Demand Bigger Role
April 8, 2021
A history of racial disparities in the healthcare system has caused issues of mistrust and misinformation in Black and Latino communities, the community organization leaders say. ... read more »
COVID-19 Hospitalizations Decrease as Vaccinations Increase
March 11, 2021
California Black Media (CBM) expeditiously hosted a virtual panel with state officials and medical professionals to inform the Los Angeles community of California’s latest protocols in distributing the COVID-19 vaccine. ... read more »
“What really drove COVID in South LA”
March 4, 2021
Even before COVID, our community had an epidemic of chronic disease. ... read more »
OneTen, a Coalition of Major Corporations, Vows to Hire 1 Million African Americans in High-Paying Jobs
December 25, 2020
"This is a moment in time for Americans to move past our divisions to come together and reach our full potential as a nation," Ken Frazier, the chairman and CEO of Merck and a OneTen founder stated. "Our country's workforce of the future will be an increasingly diverse one," Frazier proclaimed. ... read more »
As Clinical Trials Halt, U.S. COVID Cases Surge
October 22, 2020
The difficulty in producing a vaccine for the deadly virus comes as a new wave of COVID-19 infection has begun. Data provided by Johns Hopkins University in Maryland revealed that the U.S. surpassed 51,000 new daily cases on Oct. 13, marking the first time in over two months that the number exceeded 50,000. ... read more »
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U.N. Creates New ‘Ebola Chief’ Position As Fears Of Cross Border Transmission Grow
June 7, 2019
In an effort to bolster efforts to contain the growing outbreak that has killed more than 1,200 people in 10 months, United Nations officials on Thursday named David Gressly as the emergency Ebola response coordinator. ... read more »
Global Citizen Fest Honors Mandela Legacy Amidst Huge Crowd Of Beyoncé Fans
December 17, 2018
A massive turnout of die-hard fans of superstars Beyoncé and her husband Jay-Z filled every available square inch of the Johannesburg FNB stadium for the closing night of the Global Citizen Festival organized to honor the 100thanniversary of the birth of Nelson Mandela and raise $1 billion to address poverty, food security, global health and other social issues. ... read more »
Johnson & Johnson to Pay $417 million in Ovarian Cancer Case
August 24, 2017
Seven women filed suit in Los Angeles Superior Court alleging that talcum powder sold by Imerys Talc America Inc. and Johnson & Johnson caused cancer. ... read more »
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