Tag Archives: COVID19

VCI member orgs plan verifiable COVID-19 vaccine credentials next month

The 300-plus members of the Vaccination Credential Initiative announced earlier this month that the verifiable, interoperable vaccination record technology they’ve been working on since January should be generally available in May. WHY IT MATTERS“Effective vaccination credentials – don’t call them vaccine passports – depend on an equitable and privacy-preserving approach to verifiable data sharing –… Read More »

Do vitamin D, zinc, and other supplements help prevent COVID-19 or hasten healing?

The appeal of safe, natural treatments is undeniable. It’s true for age-old conditions such as the common cold, and for new diseases, especially if they have no known cure. So it makes sense that there would be a lot of interest in supplements for COVID-19, whether as prevention or treatment. Indeed, zinc, melatonin, vitamin C,… Read More »

African American COVID-19 vaccinations highest in Mississippi

Loading the player… Despite figures reported by CNN earlier this year, revealing that Black and Latino Americans were receiving far fewer COVID-19 vaccinations than white Americans, Mississippi is turning the corner and leading the nation in vaccination rates among African Americans, per a report by The Daily Mississippian. “Mississippi appears to be first in the… Read More »