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Millions to Lose Coverage During the ‘Unwinding’

Starting in April millions of families could see their health coverage disappear as the government unwinds pandemic-era policies.

Supreme Court Ban on Abortions Will Disproportionately Harm Communities of Color

Almost 2/3 of women seeking abortions come from communities of color, a data point often overlooked in conversations around a woman’s right to choose.

Bay Area Pediatrician Tackles Myths and Misconceptions About Covid-19 Vaccines

Dr. Jennifer Miller spends a good part of every day dispelling the many myths and misconceptions that continue to prevent families from getting vaccinated.

A Woman’s Choice Not to Publish

For India Currents publisher Vandana Kumar, the leaked SCOTUS opinion brought back memories of an earlier experience involving a woman’s right to choose.

Alito Opinion Could Usher in New Jane Crow Era

The likely undoing of Roe v. Wade has grave consequences for reproductive care. But Alito’s 98-page opinion shows other hard-won rights are imperiled.

Experts Await Data on Moderna’s Vaccine for Kids; Criticize Lifting of Mask Mandates

Experts say now is the time to educate families on the importance of vaccines for younger children.

California Health Officials Call for Older Adults to Stay Vaccinated, Rejoin Their Communities

The re-opening of adult day centers in California combined with the availability of vaccines is allowing older adults to come out of isolation.

Faith Leaders Reconsider Mask Requirements After California Removes Mandate

As California lifted its mask mandates, some church leaders have decided to make masking optional despite the spread of the BA.2 variant.

California Black Media Brings New Lens to Sacramento Shootings

The shootings reflect what is happening in Black neighborhoods across California and embody two principal concerns, crime and gun violence.

BA.2 Covid Variant Now Accounts for More Than One Third of New Infections, Says CDC

The CDC is watching closely the rise of infections from the new variant, which now account for 35 percent of new Covid infections in the U.S.

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