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A photo of our California State Surgeon General, Dr. Nadine Burke Harris. She speaks on the benefits of vaccination.

Vaccination Protects Children From COVID-19

By Nadine Burke Harris, MD, MPH, California Black Media Our state experienced the most devastating point of the pandemic last winter. More than 21,000 Californians...

California Begins Rollout of COVID Shots for Children 5 to 11

By Aldon Thomas Stiles, California Black Media After a review by the Western States Scientific Safety Review Workgroup, California has approved the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine...

WHO Honors Henrietta Lacks, Woman Whose Cells Served Science

By Jamey Keaten, Associated Press The chief of the World Health Organization on Wednesday, October 13, honored the late Henrietta Lacks, an American woman whose...

Parents Were Fine With Sweeping School Vaccination Mandates Five Decades Ago – But COVID-19...

By James Colgrove, Columbia University The ongoing battles over COVID-19 vaccination in the U.S. are likely to get more heated when the Food and Drug...

Powell’s Age and Cancer Bout Left Him Vulnerable to COVID

The Associated Press Despite getting vaccinated against COVID-19, Colin Powell remained vulnerable to the virus because of his advanced age and history of cancer,...