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Daily News Lesson: Just 32% of pregnant women in U.S. are vaccinated, divide worsening along racial lines

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Hear from one expert on why vaccine rates among pregnant women are low, and why that’s especially dangerous Continue reading

Educator Voice: Educators and health experts discuss back to school

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Emergency room doctor Comilla Sasson during EXTRA’s Zoom on COVID and returning to schools   If you would like to sign up for NewsHour EXTRA’s…read more

Daily News Lesson: Dr. Fauci explains booster shots and the delta variant’s threat to children

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Understand the delta variant and how unvaccinated children can take precautions Continue reading

Daily News Lesson: FDA greenlights Pfizer vaccine for children ages 12 to 15

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Discuss the approvals behind vaccinating children for COVID-19 and the decision-making behind vaccine mandates Continue reading

Lesson Plan: Race and vaccine hesitancy in the U.S.

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How has the U.S. health care system’s treatment of Black citizens led to distrust and a lack of confidence? This lesson seeks to examine the reasons for that distrust but also to examine whether or not Black residents are opposed to taking the vaccine when compared to other groups in the country.  Continue reading

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