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Years Later, Where does the Latino Community Stand with Their COVID-19 Vaccinations? belatina latine

Years Later, Where does the Latino Community Stand with Their COVID-19 Vaccinations?

As we inch closer to the third year of the pandemic, COVID-19 continues to be a threat.  Compared to the height of the pandemic in...

Do We Truly Understand Why Some Are More Vulnerable to COVID-19 Than Others?

Many studies over the past two years have shown that Latino, Black, and Native American people are more likely than white people to contract,...
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America Ferrera Joins the ‘We Can Do This’ COVID-19 Public Education Campaign

If the COVID-19 pandemic taught us anything, it was the power of working together. From essential workers to community organizations, we have all done...
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New Study Finds Pregnant Latinas More Than Twice as Likely to Get COVID-19

Again, economic disparities are evident during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a new study from the Sutter Health Center for Health Systems Research, Latinas...
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Latino Essential Workers Remain on the Front Lines of the Battle Against COVID-19, and...

It is curious to see how the rhetoric and political narrative change with each passing year — especially during a pandemic. After being lauded and...
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Katya Corado, the Latina Scientist Leading the Fight Against COVID-19

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit U.S. soil, and in the panic of the unknown, it was health and essential workers who formed the first...

Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith Speaks About the COVID-19 Vaccine Misinformation in the Latino Community

BELatina News recently spoke to Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith, who has co-chaired Biden's COVID-19 advisory board and is also leading the Biden-Harris COVID-19 Health Equity...
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‘Wear a Mask,’ Americares’ New COVID-19 Campaign

No effort is in vain when it comes to protecting our loved ones, especially at a time as critical as the world is experiencing...
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Bianka Soria-Olmos, the Latina Doctor Fighting COVID-19 Disinformation in Texas

Since COVID-19 infection numbers skyrocketed in Texas in July 2020, Dr. Bianka Soria-Olmos, a pediatrician at Cook Children's Pediatrics in Haslet, has witnessed the...
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The Annenberg Foundation Joins Efforts for Fair Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccine

Plenty of organizations have stepped up to combat the issue of the disparity of vaccination distribution. For instance, The Annenberg Foundation, based in California,...
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Debunking the Claims about the Much-Awaited Covid-19 Vaccine

As 2020 winds down and we finally find ourselves welcoming the month of December, we're also greeted with some good news: impending Covid-19 relief...
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With COVID-19 Still Around, Protecting Human Rights is More Important Than Ever

December 10th is International Human Rights Day — a day where the entire globe celebrates the 1948 anniversary of when the General Assembly of...