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Dr. Reetika Kumar publishes a column for The Philadelphia Tribune about COVID, flu and RSV vaccines”

By October 26, 2023January 26th, 2024Health & Well-being Leadership Media Coverage

Dr. Reetika Kumar, vice president of market clinical solutions and pharmacy services at Independence Blue Cross, published a guest column for The Philadelphia Tribune entitled, “Questions and answers about COVID, Flu, and RSV vaccines.”

In this article, Dr. Kumar discusses the importance of vaccination while acknowledging the disproportionate impact COVID-19 has on the African American community, an issue Independence Blue Cross is working to address through the Our Community. Our Health. campaign with The Philadelphia Tribune. Dr. Kumar also advises readers to be familiar with the symptoms for all three viruses and practice healthy habits, such as washing our hands and wearing a mask when sick.