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Apr 19, 2021
Four in 10 transgender women surveyed in seven U.S. cities in 2019-2020 were HIV positive, including nearly two-thirds of African American/Black and one-third of Hispanic/Latina respondents, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported.
Apr 19, 2021
The AHA and Black Coalition against COVID April 21 at 7 p.m. ET will host a town hall on enhancing the opportunities for rural health care providers, public health organizations and rural health advocates as they advance COVID-19 prevention guidance, vaccine acceptance and vaccine administration. 
Apr 19, 2021
The Food and Drug Administration revoked the emergency use authorization that allowed for the investigational monoclonal antibody therapy bamlanivimab, when administered alone, to be used for the treatment of mild-to-moderate COVID-19 in adults and certain pediatric patients. 
Apr 19, 2021
Health care providers designated as health center “look-alikes” by the federal Health Center Program may apply through May 14 for a portion of $145 million in grants to advance equitable access to COVID-19 vaccination, testing and treatment in underserved and vulnerable populations, the Department of Health and Human Services announced. 
Apr 19, 2021
As health care organizations increasingly use telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond, the Healthcare and Public Health Sector Coordinating Council (HSCC) released a report to help health care leaders assess and mitigate associated cybersecurity risks. 
Apr 19, 2021
The AHA urged the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to allow additional suspensions to its survey process if they become necessary due to new COVID-19 case surges. 
Apr 19, 2021 by Rod Hochman, M.D.
As we get ready to mark World Immunization Week (April 24-30), it’s an appropriate time to celebrate the incredible gift of vaccines.
Apr 16, 2021
The Food and Drug Administration today revoked its emergency use authorization for the COVID-19 monoclonal antibody therapy bamlanivimab when administered alone.
Apr 16, 2021
The House of Representatives passed by a vote of 254-166 the Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act (H.R. 1195). 
Apr 16, 2021
The Biden administration announced $1 billion in American Rescue Plan Act funding for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, states and other jurisdictions to expand genomic sequencing to detect and track COVID-19 variants, which it said now comprise about half of U.S. cases.