On Wednesday the Biden administration announced it will purchase and donate 500 million doses of the Pfizer vaccine to countries in need over the next year. While it is a step forward, it won't eliminate the 700 million dose shortage Africa is currently facing.
The number of people living with diabetes has quadrupled over the past three decades, according to the World Health Organization's first Global Diabetes report.
The #BlackTwitter movement has grown so much in popularity, that major publications are going the extra mile to make sure it’s covered. According to an internal note from the Los Angeles Times, Managing Editor S. Mitra Kalita announced that journalist Dexter Thomas would be joining the team to cover the “Black Twitter” beat and other areas […]
The World Health Organization declared Cuba the first country in the world to eliminate the transmission of HIV and syphilis from mother to child on Tuesday, reports Reuters. In 2013, only two children in Cuba were born with HIV and five with syphilis, the WHO said in a statement. That organization and the Pan American Health Organization sent […]
The World Health Organization announced Tuesday that cell phones raise the risk of cancer. The announcement, made after a team of international scientists reviewed various studies on cell phone safety is particularly relevant to the black community as studies have consistently shown blacks to dominate cell phone use. Not to mention, African-Americans suffer the highest […]
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