Tag: covid-19

Fake News is not to Blame for Vaccine Hesitancy
Covid-19, Fact-Checks, Health

Fake News is not to Blame for Vaccine Hesitancy

By Olivia Green In July 2021, President Biden claimed that social media platforms were “killing people” by facilitating the spread of vaccine misinformation. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell cosigned the statement declaring that misinformation is to blame for low COVID-19 vaccination rates. The debate that followed brought up questions surrounding the public’s belief in vaccine…

But WHY Did They Kill George Floyd?
Civil Rights, Health

But WHY Did They Kill George Floyd?

By Alexis McCowan The medical evidence is definitive on how George Floyd died: asphyxiation, “the state or process of being deprived of oxygen.” And his death was a homicide, “the deliberate and unlawful killing of one person by another.” It is just as certain who killed him: prosecutors have filed murder charges against four Minneapolis…

Trump Says He’s Taking Drug That Experts Warn Is Unproven–and Risky–in Treating Virus
Covid-19, News

Trump Says He’s Taking Drug That Experts Warn Is Unproven–and Risky–in Treating Virus

By Kaylan Ware After touting the drug  hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for COVID-19 for weeks, President Trump has now disclosed that he is taking it himself as a precaution. In mid-March, Trump began making statements promoting the drug that have led to increased demand and limited availability of the antimalarial, arthritis and lupus treating medication….

Voices of the Pandemic
Covid-19, Opinion

Voices of the Pandemic

Howard U. Journalism Students Reflect on Their New Normal _______________________________________________ Staying Home Is Even More Difficult When Home Is a Motel For Now By Ianna Fenton KISSIMMEE, Fla.–As COVID-19 continues to overtake our nation, families including my own are learning to adapt. However, my family is in a slightly different situation that makes the transition…

A Journey Through Darkness
Covid-19, For the Record

A Journey Through Darkness

By Josyana Joshua China was the epicenter of the Coronavirus outbreak; then it started spreading to other countries. Now the United States has taken that title, which no nation wants. Here we take a look at key moments in China’s Covid-19 journey.