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US Reaches Grim Milestone with 500,000 COVID Deaths, Matching 3 Wars

By Heather Hollingsworth and Tammy Webber The COVID-19 death toll in the U.S. topped 500,000 this week, a staggering number that all but matches the...

Is Double Masking and Glove Wearing really Necessary?

By Fletcher Allen UAB News Throughout the pandemic, people have had to adapt quickly to changes in recommendations from experts — start wearing masks, practice proper...

Drew: Smartphone-based tool for COVID-19 vaccine check-ins

By Samuetta Hill Drew We have spent several weeks exploring the different aspects of the two-federal authorized COVID-19 vaccines – Pfizer-BioTech and Moderna. Past articles...

Ellis: Community, herd immunity and COVID-19

By Glenn Ellis Even though the speed of the COIVD -19 vaccination campaign has improved somewhat, there are still millions and millions more doses yet...

UAB shows COVID-19 vaccine’s reach into underrepresented communities

By Tyler Greer UAB News Of the 59,167 vaccination doses delivered by the University of Alabama at Birmingham and UAB Medicine since mid-December, almost 21 percent of those doses were...

Drew: Johnson & Johnson’s Single Shot COVID Vaccine

By Samuetta Hill Drew As thousands of Americans, both within the designated COVID-19 vaccine categories and those yet not listed, anxiously await their two-dose vaccination,...

Ellis: All about the COVID-19 mutations

By Glenn Ellis The newest mutations of the COVID-19 showing up in the United States will bring with it, over the next three or four...

16 Walmart stores in Birmingham-area will become COVID-19 vaccination sites 

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times  Sixteen Walmart stores will now become COVID-19 vaccination sites in the Birmingham-Metropolitan area.  The retailer began distributing up to 14,000...

Miles College, Birmingham Join $130M Partnership to Help Small Businesses Hurt...

By Alabama Newscenter Staff Hope Enterprise Corp., with a $130 million commitment from Goldman Sachs, has partnered with seven cities and nine historically Black colleges and...

COVID-19 Vaccines: What about Birmingham’s Homeless Population?

By Sydney Melson and Erica Wright The Birmingham Times COVID-19 vaccination sites are opening around Jefferson County, and growing numbers of citizens are receiving shots—but some...

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