Vaccination

UN committee urges rich world to lift COVID jab patents

A UN anti-racism committee on Thursday urged rich countries—particularly Britain, Germany, Switzerland and the United States—to waive coronavirus vaccine patents and said they violated a guarantee against racial discrimination.

Overweight & Obesity

Racial discrimination increases risk for childhood obesity

Children who experience racial discrimination are more likely to later have a higher body mass index (BMI) and larger waistline, according to a new study published in JAMA Network Open. The findings illustrate that racial ...

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