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Returning to In-Person Classes Poses Risks to Latino Households

The rise in COVID-19 cases and the new variants of the virus threaten a safe return to in-person classes.

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Latina Doctors Got the COVID-19 Vaccine to Inspire Others to Do the Same

Two Duke University doctors say that getting the vaccine is safer for Latinos than getting infected with COVID.

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63% of Latinos Say They Will Get the Coronavirus Vaccine. That Number Needs to Be Higher.

Two separate surveys show that the Latino and Black community are cautious about getting the coronavirus vaccine.

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Biden Taps Medicare-for-All Supporter Xavier Becerra for HHS

President-elect Joe Biden has nominated the Mexican American official as health department secretary, placing this defender of the Affordable Care Act in a leading role to oversee the new administration’s coronavirus response.

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Meet the Two Latino Doctors on Biden’s COVID-19 Task Force

The COVID-19 team includes a Latina doctor born in Brazil and a Latino doctor from Texas.

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Pfizer Says COVID-19 Vaccine Will Be ‘Free to All American Citizens’

"It is critical that the COVID-19 vaccine is made available for free to all people in the US, including undocumented immigrants."

Pandemic Fallout Is Taking a Serious Toll on Latinos’ Mental Health

In a CDC survey, Latino respondents reported more symptoms of depressive disorder, suicidal thoughts, and anxiety than any other ethnic group.