Envisioning better health outcomes for all

Envisioning better health outcomes for all

January 29, 2021 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

The current covid-19 pandemic has shined the spotlight on longstanding health inequities for people of color. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, compared to the general United States population, African Americans are 1.4 times more likely to contract the coronavirus, and 2.8 times more likely to die from covid-19. Similarly, Native Americans…

UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock says a new coronavirus strain may be spreading faster than the original, but scientists aren’t so sure

UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock says a new coronavirus strain may be spreading faster than the original, but scientists aren’t so sure

December 14, 2020 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

Summary List PlacementA new coronavirus strain may be fueling an uptick in spread across the southern UK, according to Health Secretary Matt Hancock. “Over the last few days, thanks to our world-class genomic capability in the UK, we have identified a new variant of coronavirus, which may be associated with the faster spread in the…