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Puerto Rico, Coronavirus Among Top Latino Twitter Topics During 2020 Election

Latinos discussed Puerto Rico and the COVID-19 pandemic more than any other subject on Twitter in the run-up to the 2020 election, according to researchers at the George Washington University. Spanish-language tweets mentioning “freedom” and...
13-Apr-2021 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Blacks, Latinos and Native Americans Severely Underrepresented in Health Workforce, New Study Says

In 2019, Blacks, Latinos and Native Americans were severely underrepresented in the health care workforce, a trend that shows limited signs of improvement, according to a study published today by George Washington University researchers.
31-Mar-2021 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

The George Washington University Partners with American Public Health Association and de Beaumont Foundation to Support Healthy You: Surviving a Pandemic.

The George Washington University announced a new partnership today between two of its schools, Milken Institute School of Public Health and the School of Media and Public Affairs, with two world-class organizations, The American Public Health...
31-Mar-2021 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

D.C. Entrepreneurial Instruction and Mentorship Network helps Jamaican native catapult her tech-forward beauty brand

The Wells Fargo Foundation has awarded the George Washington University a $75,000 grant to launch the Entrepreneurial Development Network DC (EDNDC).
29-Mar-2021 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Vaccine Hesitancy Poses Threat to Efforts to End Pandemic: New Commentary

Although demand for COVID-19 vaccines currently seems high, vaccine hesitancy could pose a major threat to public health efforts to end the pandemic, according to an editorial published today in the journal Science.
25-Mar-2021 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Twenty-four States Have Implemented Temporary, Emergency Policies Expanding the COVID-19 Vaccinator Workforce Beyond Traditional Clinical Personnel

The vaccinator workforce is an essential component of the COVID-19 response and recovery. However, since administration of the two FDA-authorized COVID-19 vaccines began in December 2020, the rollout has encountered several challenges and failed to...
23-Mar-2021 9:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Aspirin Use May Decrease Ventilation, ICU admission and Death in COVID-19 Patients

George Washington University researchers found low dose aspirin may reduce the need for mechanical ventilation, ICU admission and in-hospital mortality in hospitalized COVID-19 patients. Final results indicating the lung protective effects of...
17-Mar-2021 11:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Medicaid Compelled Work Experiments Represent an Abuse of Research Authority, Have Stripped Thousands of Eligible People of Coverage

A public health “friend of the court” brief filed with the U.S. Supreme Court urges the highest court of the land to uphold lower court decisions that blocked Medicaid work requirements in Arkansas and New Hampshire.
10-Mar-2021 10:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

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