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Aired on February 4, 2021

Covid-19 Mitigation Strategies, Importance of Different Vaccines, and Booster Shots

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The death rate from COVID-19 in the U.S. continues to rise as the nation struggles with a burst of cases in what’s become “a pandemic of the unvaccinated.” It is important for residents to

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Aired on January 27, 2021

Covid-19 Denial and the Dangers of Misinformation/Disinformation

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It has been almost two years since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. During this time, there have been many people who deny the existence of Covid-19 and believe false information about what is happening. This

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Aired on January 8, 2021

Life Expectancy Gap Widening Between Black and Non-Black Chicagoans

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The life expectancy gap between Black and non-Black Chicagoans has widened, according to a report from the Health Equity Index Committee at the Chicago Department of Public Health. Between 2012 and 2017, the gap grew from 8.3 years to 9.2

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Aired on January 6, 2021

Health Disparities and HIV/AIDS in the Black Community

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The HIV/AIDS pandemic has existed since the early 1980s, with two groups being heavily impacted: men who have sex with men and intravenous drug users. Although infections have decreased over the years as a result

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