Covid on the Border: Migrants Aren’t Tested on Arrival in U.S.

Covid on the Border: Migrants Aren’t Tested on Arrival in U.S. The Border Patrol says it has insufficient time and space to conduct coronavirus testing at crowded processing stations. Officials in border cities fear further spread of the virus.     By Frances Robles and Miriam Jordan Published April 28, […]

Boston Hospital Examined Why Latinos Are Especially Vulnerable To COVID

Boston Hospital Examined Why Latinos Are Especially Vulnerable To COVID April 22, 20215:04 AM ET Heard on Morning Edition   RACHEL MARTIN, HOST: In the early chaos of the pandemic, a top Boston hospital started to realize something – COVID-19 was having a much bigger effect on people of color, […]

Most Latinos plan to get or have got Covid vaccinations. Access is key, leaders say.

Most Latinos plan to get or have got Covid vaccinations. Access is key, leaders say. “Your ZIP code is a greater determinant of health than your genetic code,” a CUNY health expert said about access and Covid-19 health disparities. April 23, 2021, 12:30 PM PDT / Updated April 23, 2021, 12:57 PM PDT […]

The price of being ‘essential’: Latino service workers bear brunt of coronavirus

The price of being ‘essential’: Latino service workers bear brunt of coronavirus       For Lupe Martinez, who does the laundry at a Riverside nursing home, each day presented an agonizing choice: Go to work and risk getting the novel coronavirus or lose the $13.58-an-hour paycheck her family relies […]

U.S. Latinos among hardest hit by pay cuts, job losses due to coronavirus

  April 3, 2020 U.S. Latinos among hardest hit by pay cuts, job losses due to coronavirus By Jens Manuel Krogstad, Ana Gonzalez-Barrera and Luis Noe-Bustamante Hispanics are more likely than Americans overall to say they or someone in their household has experienced a pay cut or lost their job […]

For Latinos and Covid-19. Doctors Are Seeing on “Alarming” Disparity

  By Miriam Jordan and Richard A. Oppel Jr. Published May 7, 2020Updated May 9, 2020   Dr. Eva Galvez works as a family physician for a network of clinics in northwestern Oregon, where low-income patients have been streaming in for nasal swabs over the past several weeks to test […]

Virus Is Twice as Deadly for Black and Latino People Than Whites in N.Y.C.

Virus Is Twice as Deadly for Black and Latino People Than Whites in N.Y.C. By Jeffery C. Mays and Andy Newman Published April 8, 2020 Updated May 7, 2020 at https://www.nytimes.com Officials revealed that disparity on Wednesday as they announced that 779 more people in the state had died of […]

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