‘At First I Didn’t Want to Show My Face’

Reverberations from the Black Lives Matter protests of recent weeks have reached some unlikely frontiers, including the rarefied realm of fine jewelry ateliers. Suddenly, Black designers in the field have found themselves with elevated profiles, part of the wave of attention recently directed toward supporting Black-owned businesses. The New York Times asked three designers who…

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The Lancet Global Health: Benefits of routine childhood vaccines far outweigh risks of additional COVID-19 transmission in Africa, modelling study suggests

The health benefits of maintaining routine childhood vaccination programmes in Africa during the COVID-19 pandemic far outweigh the risk of SARS-CoV-2 transmission that might be associated with clinic visits, according to a modelling study published in The Lancet Global Health journal. For every additional COVID-19 death that might be associated with additional exposure to the…

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