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a Black doctor talking to Black patients and building covid vaccine trust
COVID Vaccine Hesitancy Is a Very Real Concern in Communities of Color. Black Doctors Are Doing Something About It.

The COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy Black communities have is warranted. Black healthcare providers have taken on the responsibility to help change it.

Virginia Moves Ahead with Vaccines
Pfizer’s COVID Vaccine Is Effective Against Key Mutation, New Study Finds

The encouraging news comes the same day the US recorded 4,085 deaths from COVID-19, setting a grim, new single-day record.

Graphic by Rebecca Russ/COURIER
‘Spend More Time With the Grandkids’: North Carolinians Line Up in Charlotte for COVID Vaccine

Eat out. Get a haircut. Be a good citizen. People in Charlotte on why they rushed to get the COVID vaccine as NC upped inoculation efforts.

Image courtesy of U.S. Army National Guard/Spc. Hassani Ribera
Nearly 40,000 Health Professionals Have Already Been Vaccinated in Puerto Rico

Long lines and traffic jams have formed during the first weeks of vaccination on the island while the government seeks to develop an appointment system to prevent crowding.

President-elect Joe Biden speaks at The Queen theater, Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Only 2.1 Million People Have Received the Coronavirus Vaccine So Far. That’s Not Enough, Biden Says.

President-elect Joe Biden predicted that “things will get worse before they get better” when it comes to the pandemic.

a man sitting in his bedroom sick with COVID-19 with no family around to help
How You Can Help and Remain Safe When a Family Member Has COVID

With COVID-19 cases surging across the country, chances are you might know someone who’s sick with the virus. Protect yourself while offering those close to you some much-needed care and comfort.

Santa Terry works in the Wilmington area. The trick to maintaining Christmas spirit amid a pandemic, he said, is being creative in socially distancing. (Mandy Watkins Chapman/Twig & Feather Photography)
Santas Can’t Do Normal Santa Things This Season. Here’s How They’re Handling the Change.

Long walks on the beach with Santa? Coronavirus is hard on everyone. But these NC Santas say he’s up for the challenge.