Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Racial inequalities and COVID-19: Addressing the long-term impacts

It didn't take long for the world to feel the pandemic's impact on existing inequalities. A year after the arrival of COVID-19, however, and many of those outcomes have proven to be far more wide-reaching and devastating ...

Vaccination

WHO says against proof of vaccination for travel

The World Health Organization's emergency committee said Monday it was against international travellers being required to have proof of vaccination, partly on grounds such a measure would deepen inequities.

Cardiology

Study finds racial inequality within heart transplant process

A new study from the University of Missouri found that Black patients with advanced heart failure were more likely to receive a left ventricular assist device, or LVAD, later in their disease progression compared to white ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Globally, U.S. ranks near bottom in COVID-19 response

Vermont, Alaska, and Maine were the three most effective states in responding to the coronavirus pandemic last year, a new analysis by UC Berkeley's Othering & Belonging Institute has found.

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