Dr. Deborah Prothrow-Stith

Dean and Professor of Medicine for the College of Medicine at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science

Dean and Professor of Medicine for the College of Medicine at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science

Dr. Deborah Prothrow-Stith on KCRW

New research from UCLA shows that about 5% of all U.S. doctors are Black, and the proportion of Black physicians in the country has grown 4% over the past 120 years.

Black people comprise 5% of US doctors. How can more of them succeed in medicine?

New research from UCLA shows that about 5% of all U.S. doctors are Black, and the proportion of Black physicians in the country has grown 4% over the past 120 years.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In LA County, more than 250,000 people have tested positive for COVID-19 and more than 6,200 people have died. People are still working from home and wearing masks.

Six months into the pandemic, numbers are improving in LA, but the danger is still here

In LA County, more than 250,000 people have tested positive for COVID-19 and more than 6,200 people have died. People are still working from home and wearing masks.

from Greater LA

The number of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are up in LA County, as well as the infection rate.

COVID-19 numbers are up again — to levels not seen since April

The number of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are up in LA County, as well as the infection rate.

from Greater LA

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After nearly two years of free bus rides, LA Metro is resuming fare collection this week.

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People should not deliberately try to catch Omicron and get it over with, as there’s no way to predict the severity of COVID infections, says Dr. Jose Mayorga of UC Irvine.

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Assembly member Ash Kalra defends AB 1400, his bill that would establish California universal health care by taxing businesses and citizens.

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After COVID-19 claimed the lives of more than 33,000 Latinos in California, community leaders fear that the high number of deaths would have generation-crossing and traumatic effects…

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The Biden administration is offering four free antigen COVID tests to each household in the U.S., and signups open today. Test results are available within 30 minutes.

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LAUSD requires students and staff to submit a COVID test before returning to school on Tuesday. More than 60,000 have tested positive, and that has parents worried.

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