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Cover of COVID-19 and Impacted Communities: a Media Communications Guide

COVID-19 and Impacted Communities: A Media Communications Guide

This easy-to-use guide is designed to provide journalists and communication professionals the tools needed to ensure accurate reporting and curb any related stigma associated with the novel coronavirus SARS-COV-2, also known and reported as COVID-19. We invite you to use this to inform your own writing and to share it with colleagues and cohorts that work in media and communications.
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Research in Action Awards 2020

Please join us at our annual, and first ever virtual, Research in Action Awards on Thursday, November 19, 2020. At this time of great turmoil and when activism to end infectious disease is more vital than ever, it’s so important to gather virtually to celebrate life, commemorate those we’ve lost, and recognize champions of progress and justice.
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Statement on Human Challenge Studies for COVID-19 Vaccine Development

Two recent developments have brought renewed publicity to proposals to conduct human challenge studies to test COVID-19 vaccine candidates: an open letter from the organization 1DaySooner and media reports that Adrian Hill’s Oxford University research group is planning a challenge study, taking advantage of the lack of regulatory oversight of human challenge experiments in the United Kingdom.
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Public Health Organizations Call on NYC Board of Health to Declare Racism and Over-Policing of Black and Latinx New Yorkers a Public Health Emergency

Several prominent community health organizations with decades of experience in HIV/AIDS advocacy today served the New York City Board of Health with a formal petition calling for an emergency meeting to address racism and over-policing of Black and Latinx communities as concurrent, city-wide public health emergencies.
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