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White House announces $785 million of pandemic relief funds will support communities of color
A task force pushes for more representation in health care, better data collection and community-led solutions to combat inequitable health outcomes.
Moms with access to remote work were most likely to leave their jobs in pandemic, new research shows
The loss of child care drove out college-educated moms who were in jobs where telework was an option. Why? The extra labor from child care.
COVID-19 vaccine rollout for children ages 5 to 11 comes with familiar obstacles
White House officials hope to assure hesitant parents and head off misinformation while making sure marginalized communities have access to doses early on.
Pregnant patients absorb first COVID-19 vaccine dose more slowly, researchers say. (The second shot works fine.)
New research makes a strong case for receiving both doses of the mRNA vaccines and provides further incentives for a booster
Why are more men dying from COVID? It’s a complicated story of nature vs. nurture, researchers say
Researchers agree more men are dying of COVID-19. But a new paper challenges whether biology is to blame.
The 19th Explains: What parents need to know about the Pfizer vaccine’s safety in 5- to 11-year-olds
The 19th spoke with public health experts (who are also moms) about what parents should know as the Pfizer and BioNTech becomes available for children ages 5 to 11.
'Best decision I made': Women who got vaccinated while pregnant share their stories
19th readers who have received the COVID-19 vaccine while pregnant took to Twitter to share their experiences with us.
Asian American advocates fear new attacks on women and older adults after COVID-19 origin report
“We want our communities to be prepared,” so the Asian American Foundation issued a toolkit on how victims and witnesses can respond.
The 19th Explains: The Supreme Court says evictions can resume. Here's what that means, and how to get help.
The decision, effective immediately, stated that Congress must authorize a federal moratorium in order for the ban to continue -- and that looks unlikely.
Women of color and LGBTQ+ people are taking on the invisible work of the vaccination effort
After 17 months of compounding trauma, the same people who have been most affected by the pandemic — women, people of color and LGBTQ+ people — are taking on one last burden: the vaccination effort.