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From “Vaccines to Vaccinations”: Officials Urge Black Community to Take COVID Shot

Steven Vargas | California Black Media COVID-19 hospitalizations are starting to decrease in California, but that decline does not mean the pandemic is over, state...

NNPA Kicks off Midwinter Training Conference by Tackling the Challenges of COVID-19

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent The COVID-19 Pandemic has impacted every aspect of Americans’ lives — and people all over the...

Black Americans Are Being Vaccinated at Far Lower Rates

The rollout of the medicine from Pfizer and Moderna featured heavy promotion. High-profile African Americans like former President Barack Obama, National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) Coronavirus Task Force Member Dr. Ebony Hilton, and the Rev. Jesse Jackson received their shots publicly.

FACT CHECK: Will children be able to get COVID-19 vaccines?

By The Associated Press Will children be able to get COVID-19 vaccines? Not until there's enough data from studies in different age groups, which will stretch...

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.