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Health, medicine, and medical research coverage from a Black perspective.

NBA player Trey Burke posted anti-vaccination conspiracy theory amid the coronavirus global pandemic that scientists are actively working to find a vaccine for. Black folks have a complicated relationship with vaccinations.

The NYPD was reportedly still making arrests on all levels despite concerns over the coronavirus infecting not just police officers but also inmates in New York City jails.

Larry Edgeworth, a longtime employee of NBC, has died of complications from the coronavirus after he tested positive for the respiratory disease also known as COVID-19.

The Congressional Black Caucus and other Black leaders have planned a town hall event via telephone to bring attention to the coronavirus' disproportionate impact on African American communities.

Kevin Durant was reportedly hanging out with rapper Drake during the time the NBA star may have contracted the coronavirus that's caused a global pandemic.

Does Trump have the coronavirus? He recently shook hands with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who has tested positive for COVID-19.

The coronavirus has been diagnosed in all of the continents except Antarctica, but some people on social media still believed that Black people are immune. Here's the truth.

Schools try to reassure their students and staff.

While rap music is a relatively young genre and typically associated with young people, Kurtis Blow’s grave condition was shining a light on the health issues that aging rappers were increasingly facing.

Harvard Law professor Charles Ogletree, who suffers from Alzheimer's, was found safe after he was reported missing from his home.

The announcement that a second person appeared to be cured of the AIDS virus marked a seminal breakthrough in healthcare. But perhaps nowhere was the was the announcement greeted warmer than HIV-infected Black people, who account for a disproportionate number of those diagnosed with the sexually transmitted disease that breaks down your immunity system. “A […]

Actor Luke Perry died at age 52 from a stroke, which takes the lives of African-Americans at a statistically higher rate.