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Strides Against HIV/AIDS Falter, Especially in the South, as Nation Battles Covid

Facing a yearlong siege from the coronavirus, the defenses in another, older war are faltering. For the last two decades, HIV/AIDS has been held at bay by potent antiviral drugs, aggressive testing and inventive public education campaigns. But the COVID-19 pandemic has caused profound disruptions in almost every aspect of that battle, grounding outreach teams,… Read More »

Navajo Nation reports no new daily Covid cases, deaths for the first time in six months

The Northern Navajo Medical Center is shown as staff inside begin to receive the COVID-19 vaccine on December 16, 2020 in Shiprock, New Mexico. Medical staff at the Northern Navajo Medical Center are among the first in the Navajo Nation to receive their Pfizer-BioNTech vaccinations today. Micah Garen | Getty Images News | Getty Images… Read More »

Navajo Nation Expands COVID Tests, Keeps Lockdown

Interview: Loretta Christensen, MD, chief medical officer, Navajo Area Indian Health Service. Navajo Department of Health: “Dikos Ntsaaígíí-19 (COVID-19),” “Navajo Nation Health Command Operations Center reports 104 new COVID-19 cases, and one new death,” “Public Health Order, Navajo Department of Health, Navajo Office of Environmental Health & Protection, April 17, 2020, Public Health Emergency Order… Read More »