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American Cancer Society and Four Historically Black Colleges and Universities Announce Groundbreaking Diversity in...

NNPA Newswire The American Cancer Society (ACS), along with four historically black medical schools including Charles Drew Medical School, Howard University, Meharry Medical College, and...

Moderna Vaccine Appears to Offer Strongest Protection Against COVID

Vaccine effectiveness against COVID-19 hospitalization for Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech doses were 93 percent and 88 percent, respectively, whereas the single-dose Janssen vaccine had...

President Biden Taps Meharry Medical College President for COVID Task Force

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent Meharry Medical College President and CEO Dr. James Hildreth has been named by President Joe Biden...

Push is On to Increase African Americans’ Confidence in COVID Vaccine

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s foremost infectious disease physician, also championed the work of Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett, an African American scientist, whom Dr. Fauci said was at the forefront of the development of the vaccine. “So, the first thing you might want to say to my African American brothers and sisters is that the vaccine that you’re going to be taking was developed by an African American woman. And that is just a fact,” Dr. Fauci remarked.

New Coronavirus Vaccine Requires ‘Trust’ of African American Community

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent News that Pfizer and BioNTech’s announcement that their coronavirus vaccine was more than 90 percent effective...