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  • Stark Racial Disparities in Vaccine Uptake and Flu-related Deaths in Big Cities

    November 14, 2023

    As seasonal flu rates rise, it is essential that flu prevention efforts reach people who are at the highest risk: young children and older adults aged 60+. Using data from the Big Cities Health Inventory, an open-source platform providing health metrics for the 35 large U.S. cities that comprise the Big Cities Health Coalition (BCHC), we found stark racial disparities in flu vaccine uptake among urban residents.

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  • Introducing The Drexel Climate Change and Urban Health Research Center

    November 07, 2023

    A multi-million dollar grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences will be used to establish the Drexel Climate Change and Urban Health Research Center (CCUH), which will support research to help protect the growing urban populations of the world from the adverse health and equity effects of climate change.

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