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Ensuring Black Americans Receive COVID-19 vaccines

Before the COVID-19 vaccines became available in the U.S., only 42% of Black Americans said they planned to get one. While that number has...

FDA Official Explains Decision on ‘Simplified’ Booster Shots

The U.S. government's booster campaign got a lot simpler Friday, November 19, after Food and Drug Administration officials authorized extra shots of Pfizer and...
A nurse fills a syringe with a COVID-19 booster dose of the vaccine

US Expands COVID Boosters to All Adults

U.S. regulators on Friday, November 19, moved to open up COVID-19 booster shots to all adults, expanding the government's effort to get ahead of...

Who’s Eligible for Pfizer Booster Shots in U.S.?

By Carla K. Johnson, Associated Press Millions of Americans are now eligible to receive a Pfizer booster shot to help increase their protection against the...

Vaccine Uptick Found in African Americans: Access and misinformation still confounds community

Written by Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Sr. Correspondent The COVID-19 pandemic has reduced the lifespan of Black males by an average of three years and...