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US children hospitalized with COVID in record numbers

By Martha Bellisle and Terry Tang, Associated Press The omicron-fueled surge that is sending COVID-19 cases rocketing in the U.S. is putting children in the...

The Pandemic’s Heavy Toll on Our Children’s Mental Health

The Covid-19 pandemic is taking a heavy toll on the health, finances, and mobility of people around the world, affecting almost everyone on the...

On the Record: California Continues to Lead the Fight Against COVID-19

Since the early days of the pandemic, California has led the nation’s fight against COVID-19 through robust vaccination efforts rooted in science and data....
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...

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,...