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Bivalent COVID Booster Eligibility Extended to Children Aged 5 and Older

By Aldon Thomas Stiles, California Black Media  State officials have announced eligibility for the updated Moderna COVID-19 booster and the Pfizer-BioNTech booster has been expanded. Now...

It’s flu vaccine time and seniors need revved-up shots

By Lauran Neergaard, AP Medical Writer  Doctors have a message for vaccine-weary Americans: Don’t skip your flu shot this fall -- and seniors, ask for...

Vaccine appears to protect against monkeypox, CDC says

By Amanda Seitz, The Associated Press At-risk people who received a single dose of the monkeypox vaccine in U.S. efforts against the virus appeared to...

Study: Too few kids with sickle cell get stroke screen, care

By Mike Stobbe, AP Medical Writer Too few U.S. kids with sickle cell anemia get a needed screening for stroke, according to a study released...

Suicide’s on the Rise in the Black Community. Here’s How You Can Help Stop...

By Alexa Spencer, Word In Black Suicide deaths in the Black community have been on the rise since before the COVID-19 pandemic started — and unfortunately, Black...