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WHO chief: Lack of help for Tigray crisis due to skin color

By Maria Cheng and Cara Anna, Associated Press The head of the World Health Organization described the ongoing crisis in Ethiopia’s Tigray region as “the...

California governor declares monkeypox state of emergency

By Don Thompson, Associated Press California's governor on Monday declared a state of emergency to speed efforts to combat the monkeypox outbreak, becoming the second...

Why declaring monkeypox a global health emergency is a preventative step – not a...

By Kathryn H. Jacobsen, University of Richmond Countries that are members of the United Nations are obligated to report cases of unusual diseases that have...

COVID in California: Study Finds That Pandemic Has Lowered the Life Expectancy of Black...

By Edward Henderson, California Black Media If you follow social media or if when you’re out in public and count the number of masks being...

Is monkeypox a pandemic? An epidemiologist explains why it isn’t likely to become as...

By Kathryn H. Jacobsen, University of Richmond Monkeypox is the latest global public health threat to make headlines. Most people who contract the monkeypox virus...