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Op-Ed: Employers’ diversity and equity efforts often overlook people with disabilities

2020 brought forward a crucial national conversation centered on the need for companies — from Main Street to Wall Street — to look inward at hiring practices, employment policies, recruitment and other aspects of the employment process to expand opportunities for diversity, equity and inclusion. It seems every company in the United States, from Google… Read More »

Covid-19 news: Low vaccine uptake among Black people in England

By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Sam Wong , Graham Lawton , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool Members of the public receive covid-19 vaccines at Lichfield Cathedral in Staffordshire, England Christopher Furlong/Getty Images Latest coronavirus news as of 5pm on 29 March Covid-19 vaccine uptake among over-70s… Read More »

Texas opens Covid vaccine eligibility to people 50 and older as it lifts mask mandate, opens businesses

Ron Votral receives a vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at a drive-through vaccination site in Robstown, Texas, February 9, 2021. Go Nakamura | Reuters Texas will allow residents ages 50 and over to receive Covid-19 vaccines beginning March 15, becoming the most populated U.S. state to expand eligibility to the age group so far,… Read More »

People with SARS-CoV-2 antibodies may have low risk of future infection, study finds

People who have had evidence of a prior infection with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, appear to be well protected against being reinfected with the virus, at least for a few months, according to a newly published study from the National Cancer Institute (NCI). This finding may explain why reinfection appears to be relatively… Read More »