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In August, D.C. police fatally shot An’Twan Gilmore, a 27-yo Black man, inside his car. Footage shows multiple shots fired as the car moves ahead. This story from me follows up on why policing experts have always criticized shooting at moving vehicles. huffpost.com/entry/antwan-gi…
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While it’s true that COVID often takes a more severe course in older adults and people who are immunocompromised, the public dialogue has left many disabled people feeling as though they’re disposable. huffpost.com/entry/colin-pow…
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The reality is that a large portion of Americans have a medical condition that puts them at risk for COVID. Even if you personally don’t have a preexisting condition, there’s a pretty solid chance you know or care about someone who does. huffpost.com/entry/colin-pow…
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The choices and precautions we take related to COVID will directly impact those around us. Getting vaccinated and protecting yourself will automatically protect people around you who could be more at risk for experiencing complications from the illness.
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Lucy McBride, a physician, offers this advice to protect yourself and others: Get vaccinated, get the booster shot if you’re eligible, practice reasonable precautions, and most importantly, take care of your underlying health.
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