COVID-19

Good News & Ways To Do Good

Researchers Used State Data To Find Out How Many Lives COVID Vaccines Have Saved. And It's Really Good News.

Clinical trials demonstrate how effective vaccines are individually, but the real world shows how effective they are at a population level.
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Head of UNAIDS: How COVID-19 Affects the Fight Against HIV/AIDS — and How to Combat Inequities

The COVID-19 pandemic has deepened global inequities. But there are actions we can take to change that.
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Want To Know About Vaccine Rollouts in Africa? Click on a Country Here and Find Out

As we seek vaccine equity around the world, this new tracking tool allows us to monitor our progress.
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Good News: 17 Innovative and Life-Saving Medical Advancements from the Last Century

It’s easy to see that health care looks drastically different than it did just a few generations ago — and it’s for the betterment and wellbeing of our communities.
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This Innovative Fridge Will Make the COVID-19 Vaccine Accessible to All

Ice-chilled, powered by the sun, and cold for weeks without electricity, the future of refrigeration is here — and just in time.
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Advocacy And Fundraising Have Led To Declining HIV/AIDS Deaths Worldwide

While about half of cases are in eastern and southern Africa, the impact of HIV/AIDS is far-reaching and global. Not only does HIV/AIDS have major health consequences, but it’s also closely associated with discrimination, including violence against HIV-infected individuals.
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Hoping to Boost Vaccine Rates, One State Has Announced Grants for Primary Care Doctors

The program is designed to give primary care doctors—often a patient’s most-trusted and well-known medical provider—additional tools to encourage vaccination in their practices.
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How Denver Tackled Homelessness While Saving Money

The Denver study proves that highly vulnerable people living on the street will accept housing and, with help, stay housed for the long term. That’s good news at a time when homelessness is rising nationally and service providers say more people appear to be suffering from mental illness.
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Lawmakers In Eight States Are Increasing Mental Health Funding

Lawmakers in at least eight states are using COVID aid to fund behavioral health services.
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Faith Communities Are Mobilizing to Help People Get Vaccinated

As COVID-19 vaccinations in Northern Nevada plateau, community leaders are trying a different approach. Local public health and medical experts are collaborating with clergy to provide vaccines to the Latino community.
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