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December 2020

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US | Dec 17, 2020 10 Million Rides to Move Us Toward Recovery Written byDara Khosrowshahi, CEOhttps://www.uber.com/newsroom/10-million-rides/ Nine months ago, as the pandemic upended our lives and shut down our cities, Uber committed to providing 10 million rides and food deliveries to healthcare workers, seniors, and other people in need around the world.Nine months later, in a historic feat of science and innovation, those same healthcare workers and seniors have already begun to be vaccinated.Yet a huge public health challenge remains before us. Not only will we need to deliver vaccines quickly...

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Approaching the end of 2020, two of the most pressing concerns facing the country are the long-standing issue of racial discrimination and the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The issues have merged with the pandemic taking a disproportionate health and economic toll on people of color. As vaccines become available, prioritizing racial equity will become increasingly important for mitigating these disparities and preventing further widening of the going forward, especially as early polling indicates that people of color are more hesitant to get vaccinated for COVID-19.KFF and the Morehouse School of Medicine’s Satcher Health Leadership Institute held an interactive web...

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December 11 Web Event: Racism and Discrimination in Health Care - Experiences Today and Actions to Address Going ForwardApproaching the end of 2020, two of the most pressing concerns facing the country are the long-standing issue of racial discrimination and the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The issues have merged with the pandemic taking a disproportionate health and economic toll on people of color. As vaccines become available, prioritizing racial equity will become increasingly important for mitigating these disparities and preventing further widening of the gap going forward, especially as early polling indicates that people of color are more hesitant to get vaccinated...