Black Women Die from Pregnancy and Childbirth Complications At Alarming Rates
Charles Johnson IV’s wife died while in postnatal care despite his plea for medical help. Black women are 243% more likely to die from pregnancy or childbirth-related complications than white women and Johnson’s words help call attention to this serious problem.
The Global South Needs COVID-19 Vaccines
Only approx 0.5% of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered have made it into arms in low-income countries — this virologist explains how the lack of vaccines in some parts of the world poses a threat to everyoneREAD: Charlize Theron and Darren Walker Call say G20 leaders have an ‘urgent responsibility’ to ensure everyone around the world has access to the COVID-19 vaccine.
How the TRIPS Agreement is Hindering Equitable Vaccine Distribution
75% of COVID-19 vaccine doses worldwide has been claimed by 10 countries — here’s how an international agreement established decades ago is hindering vaccine equity todayAdvocacy groups urge President Biden to fulfill his promise and take a leadership role in fighting COVID-19 around the world.
Answer This: What Is CMV and What Do New Parents Need To Know?
In this episode of Answer This, NowThis correspondent Zinhle Essamuah speaks to Dr. Gail Demmler-Harrison, infectious disease expert at Texas Children’s Hospital about Cytomegalovirus (CMV), which can affect many adults and can also have harmful effects on newborns.
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