Following is SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19 information and updates of interest.


• Phase 3 Clinical Testing in the US of AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Begins  - https://www.nih.gov/news-events/news-releases/phase-3-clinical-testing-u...


• Second set of RADx awards for COVID-19 Testing - NIH and NIBIB are announced the second set of awards for the Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADxSM) initiative to speed innovation in the development, commercialization, and implementation of technologies for COVID-19 testing. To learn more visit: https://www.nih.gov/news-events/news-releases/nih-continues-boost-nation...


• Dr. Anthony Fauci had an interesting conversation with Tiffany Haddish, which covered vaccine skepticism, minority mistrust, and more. Watch the interview using the links below.


• Conversations on COVID-19: Impacts on Communities of Color - The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine have a long history of gathering leading thinkers to share the latest research and information on health equity. Conversations on COVID-19: Impacts on Communities of Color includes conversations with experts on a variety of topics related to minority health and COVID-19, as well as information and resources from the National Academies on topics related to health equity. Watch the video using this link: https://www.nationalacademies.org/resource/conversations-on-covid-19-imp...

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