Tag: coronavirus testing

NFL Says It Won’t Barge Ahead of Frontline Workers, High-Risk People to Get COVID-19 Vaccine

Photo: Chris Carlson (AP) The National Football League says it doesn’t expect to get—and will not ask for—preferential treatment when it comes to taking the COVID-19 vaccine. Advertisement As the Associated Press reports, representatives from the NFL’s players union and the league said they would not be jumping ahead of high-priority patients in order to […]

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Experts Say Diversity Is Needed for Effective Clinical Trials for COVID-19

Source: Stígur Már Karlsson /Heimsmyndir / Getty There’s a long history of African Americans enduring medical racism in America, even before and unfortunately after 1932’s infamous Tuskegee experiment. Fast forward to 2020 and talk of COVID-19 vaccine trials makes folks recall stories of Black people being abused, neglected and deceived by the healthcare system and […]

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‘Don’t Be Like the President’: Trey Songz Confirms He Tested Positive for Coronavirus, Vows to Take Diagnosis Seriously

Photo: Eze Amo (Getty Images) R&B Singer Trey Songz is the latest celebrity to test positive for the coronavirus, warning fans and supporters on Monday to continue taking precautionary measures to prevent the spread of the novel virus. Advertisement Songz, née Tremaine Neverson, announced his diagnosis via Instagram Monday, saying he had been taking tests […]

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