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The impact of the COVID-19 (Corona Virus) Pandemic, as with most global crises, will be most significantly experienced within communities of color, as we manage great shifts in employment, financial stability, healthcare and local government services. loculy was created to deliver news and information, from diverse sources, about the impact of COVID-19 within our communities.

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Johnson & Johnson pauses clinical trials for a Covid-19 vaccine over participant’s illness | NBC News

The trial was paused in compliance with regulatory standards after an “unexplained” illness in one of its participants, the company said. — Doha Madani, NBC News Johnson & Johnson has paused its…

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Filipinos make up 4% of nurses in the US, but 31.5% of nurse deaths from COVID-19 | Business Insider

— Allana Akhtar, Business Insider Nurses of Filipino descent comprise just 4% of the workforce, but nearly a third of registered nurse deaths due to COVID-19. National Nurses United, the country’s largest…

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Trump Tests Positive for the Coronavirus | The New York Times

The president’s result came after he spent months playing down the severity of the outbreak that has killed more than 207,000 in the United States and hours after insisting that “the end…

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Mother of teacher who died of Covid-19 dies from it weeks later | CNN

— Melissa Alonso, CNN (CNN) The mother of a South Carolina teacher who died from Covid-19 earlier this month has died after she was infected by the virus, according to a relative. Shirley Bannister,…

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U.S. Representative Jahana Hayes tests positive for COVID-19 | Reuters

— Reuters Staff, Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Representative Jahana Hayes tested positive for coronavirus on Sunday and has decided to quarantine for 14 days, she said on Twitter, becoming the latest…

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Is higher COVID-19 mortality in Black adults linked to essential work? | Medical News Today

A new study finds that performing many low paid but essential jobs puts people at higher risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection. It also finds that Black people in the United States are more…