The U.S. is seeing signs that the COVID-19 pandemic has opened up new vulnerabilities to diseases long in retreat such as polio, which is highly contagious and potentially deadly.Read More
The CDC mostly stopped tracking COVID-19 in vaccinated people, also known as breakthrough cases, unless the illness led to hospitalization or death.Read More
Doctors offer parents back-to-school advice for students who are taking in-person classes and participating in extracurricular activities during the pandemic.Read More
The jobs that a whole generation of factory workers held in Akron and other cities are mostly gone, but the health effects of the toxins they worked around every day still linger.Read More
Inequality Is an Underlying COVID-19 Risk Factor
African Americans are still contracting the coronavirus. During the height of the pandemic, we contracted COVID-19 at an alarming rate, accounting for up to 70% of deaths in some areas. Dr. Melissa Clarke is among the physicians who have been at the forefront of keeping us healthy on her own and as a member of the Black Coalition Against COVID. Click here to read more.