Preliminary data shows that minority patients are disproportionately at risk of being hospitalized or dying from Covid-19. But health professionals say the numbers that have been released aren’t telling the whole story. Gross underreporting of tests, hospitalizations and deaths related …

Black Doctors Blast ‘Woefully Anemic’ Data on Minority Coronavirus Cases Read more »

This week, the U.S. joined nations around the world in instituting sweeping emergency measures to combat the coronavirus pandemic. In an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus, schools and universities shut down, and …

Public Health Expert Says African Americans Are at Greater Risk of Death From Coronavirus Read more »

Claflin University is planning this year to launch a graduate nursing program and a climate change focus for its graduate biotechnology program. The university also intends to introduce a graduate and undergraduate certificate program in a new center for artificial …

Claflin Plans to Be First HBCU in State to Offer Graduate Degree in Nursing Read more »

Newswise — Women and members of various ethnic groups are still significantly underrepresented in the medical field of physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R), with only 39.23 percent of current residents being women and 10.59 percent identifying as Hispanic or Black. …

Gender & Ethnic Diversity Still Lacking in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Professional Ranks Read more »

CLEVELAND — Ohio’s infant mortality rate is steadily declining, but the numbers are barely budging for black infants. According to state and local officials, the numbers are still three times higher than the rate for white babies. Bernie Kerrigan, executive …

New Reports Show Black Infants Continue to Die at a Higher Rate Compared to Other Races Read more »