On April 5, former BuzzFeed journalist Patrice Peck sent out the first installment of her brand new newsletter, 

It’s been a big month for Loyce Pace.   Last week, she was appointed to President-elect Joe Biden’s COVID-19 advisory board—but as she pointed out on Twitter, “I still very much have a day job”—as president and executive director of Global Health Council. 

When Philadelphia police shot and killed Water Wallace, Jr.—a 27-year-old Black man—it was the latest in a string of police killings that has forced a national reckoning with racism in law enforcement, 

Racial bias is built into analytics software designed to target services to the neediest patients, according to a 

A COVID-19 survey of more than 50,000 people in 50 US states surfaced at least 3 important takeaways: Good News: Testing results are getting back sooner. Bad News: They’re still not fast enough to help with contact tracing and…

Almost half of Black American adults say they’ll pass on a COVID-19 vaccine even if it were free and deemed safe, according to a new poll from 

Joseph Gallien has seen it all this year. The 31-year-old Black physician has had COVID-19, treated patients with it in top-notch New York City hospitals and his less-resourced hometown hospital in Louisiana, which was hit by Hurricane Laura. All as a reckoning with race …

There's clear consensus that racial equity is key to COVID-19 vaccine distribution. Now, the debate is how to best achieve that.     

Public Health Takeaways from a Shambolic First Presidential Debate The lack of handshakes—a COVID-19 prevention measure—was perhaps the most civil thing about the first presidential debate. “That was a hot mess inside a dumpster fire inside a train wreck.” Thank you for…

Under pressure to ensure inclusion, COVID-19 vaccine trials are “face to face with health care’s deepest fault lines,” write Eric Boodman.   People of color often mistrust the medical system because of racism past and present—and they are less likely to have health…