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Exploring racism's health impact in a VA renal clinic

A new study led by Penn LDI associate fellow Kevin Ahmaad Jenkins queried patients at a Veterans Administration (VA) renal clinic and found them angry, resentful, and stressed by their experiences with racism. The findings ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pandemic's 'acute phase' could end by midyear: WHO

The head of the World Health Organization said Friday the acute phase of the pandemic could end this year, if around 70 percent of the world gets vaccinated.

Vaccination

Cash deal for Africa's innovative mRNA vaccine

The UN-backed global Medicines Patent Pool on Thursday signed a 39-million-euro ($45 million) grant with South African biotech firm Afrigen to fund work on new mRNA COVID jabs.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Swiss to host global virus hub laboratory

Switzerland signed a deal with the World Health Organization on Monday to host a global repository for viruses with pandemic potential to bolster international defences against emerging threats.

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