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Pub. 9 Feb 2023 – 02:46 PM EST
Act. 9 Feb 2023 – 02:56 PM EST

Rio Grande Valley is epicenter of Alzheimer’s spike among Latinos

Por:Daisy Yuhas
Yet Texas, with a $33 billion budget surplus, spends far less on this devastating form of dementia than other large states. This project is a collaboration between Public Health Watch and Univision.
Pub. 3 Dic 2022 – 08:56 AM EST
Act. 3 Dic 2022 – 08:56 AM EST

What Hispanics and other minorities should know about long Covid

Many Hispanics are being left in the dark about long Covid. This is what some patients have learned through self-advocacy. Lee artículo en español.
Pub. 25 Oct 2022 – 07:09 PM EDT
Act. 25 Oct 2022 – 07:09 PM EDT

How the high-seas became a metaphor for freedom

Abortion is legal on the high seas. Rebecca Gomperts is a Dutch doctor and founder of Women on Waves, a group that provides access at sea to medical abortions, which entail administering pills to induce miscarriage, for women who live in countries where abortion is restricted or criminalized.
Pub. 2 Jun 2022 – 12:46 PM EDT
Act. 3 Jun 2022 – 05:11 PM EDT

Obesity and the Hispanic health agenda

Por: Dr. Antonia Novello, 14th Surgeon General of the United States of America
The seriousness of the obesity epidemic and its impact on overall Hispanic health cannot be ignored. It is time for direct and timely interventions meant to reduce obesity and as a consequence improve health outcomes in this country for those suffering its impact.
Pub. 23 Abr 2022 – 02:07 PM EDT
Act. 3 Ago 2022 – 04:35 PM EDT

Hispanic Iraq war veteran leads the fight against exposure to toxic waste from 'burn pits'

Le Roy Torres was exposed to toxic smoke from burning trash while serving in Iraq. He and his wife, Rosie, have taken their cause all the way to the Supreme Court and Congress. ( Leer en español)
Pub. 3 Mar 2022 – 12:13 PM EST
Act. 3 Mar 2022 – 01:18 PM EST

Latin America split over response to Putin's invasion of Ukraine

In the past, Cuba built a special relationship with Ukraine after opening its doors to help treat the 'Children of Chernobyl' exposed to radiation from the nuclear accident in northrn Ukraine. Today, Cuba sides with Russia. ( Leer en español)
5 min de lectura
Pub. 2 Mar 2022 – 02:44 PM EST
Act. 2 Mar 2022 – 03:20 PM EST

Nueva York suspenderá el programa de rastreos de contactos de COVID-19 el próximo mes

Los funcionarios citan como justificación una importante reducción del número de casos, las altas tasas de vacunación y los nuevos tratamientos que existen para combatir el virus.
1 min de lectura
Pub. 9 Feb 2022 – 05:37 PM EST
Act. 10 Feb 2022 – 10:16 AM EST

¡Eliminando COVID con Arte y Música!

Varias entidades en Filadelfia se unen con el objetivo de atender el problema de la baja tasa de vacunación contra el coronavirus entre la población hispana a través de arte y música.
2 min de lectura
Pub. 24 Dic 2021 – 06:30 AM EST
Act. 24 Dic 2021 – 06:30 AM EST

Why the war against the virus was won, but the battle against the pandemic failed

Scientists defeated the covid-19 virus with their vaccines, but the pandemic has exposed a culture war between the rights of the individual and the benefit of society as a whole.
8 min de lectura
4 Nov 2021 – 10:02 PM EDT

Valleywise Health abre un nuevo centro de salud en Maryvale: estos son los servicios que se ofrecen

El nuevo centro de salud de Valleywise Health, ubicado cerca de la Avenida 75 y Thomas Road, ahora está abierto al público. Aquí tienes un recorrido virtual por el lugar y te decimos los servicios que ofrecen.
5 Contenidos
28 Jun 2021 – 08:00 AM EDT

Vaccine diplomacy: how the US is overtaking China and Russia

Across Latin America, China has carried out a successful vaccine diplomacy campaign, delivering shipments of its drugs as part of a global effort to increase its power and influence. The United States is now on track to overtake China, but some experts say the Biden administration should do more for Latin America. ( Leer en español)
10 min de lectura
21 Jun 2021 – 06:15 PM EDT

Mexico signed a contract for 35 million CanSino vaccines with a nonexistent company

A company with four employees, based out of an office in Switzerland and formed only after signing the contract with Mexico, is charged with packing and distributing 35 million doses of the controversial CanSino vaccine for the Mexican people. The president of the company is a Mexican lawyer, currently sanctioned for a financial scheme that surfaced in the Panama Papers scandal. Lea este artículo en español.
17 min de lectura
20 Abr 2021 – 10:59 AM EDT

Brazil needs vaccines now - a call from the Amazon

Por:Flávio Dino
As President Biden prepares to meet President Bolsonaro for the first time at the Leaders’ Summit on Climate scheduled for April 22nd, the coronavirus pandemic is devastating the Amazon and its communities.
4 min de lectura
31 Dic 2020 – 09:43 PM EST

2020 in Photos: The Year of Covid

020 has had its fair share of powerful stories. Real America sat down with Getty Images Special Correspondent John Moore as he shares his experience covering the most impactful story of the year: the coronavirus pandemic.
29 Dic 2020 – 06:04 PM EST

Hospitales de Bakersfield anuncian suspensión temporal de cirugías electivas

Los hospitales de la ciudad están viendo una gran cantidad de pacientes con cuadros de COVID-19 que los ponen en peligro de agotar sus insumos, capacidad y recursos humanos, y se espera que después de las fiestas la situación empeore.
2 min de lectura
27 Dic 2020 – 06:53 PM EST

Covid lessons: what my father’s wartime diaries taught me about living through adversity

Christmas 1940 was the worst of all times in Britain. Most of Europe had fallen to the Nazis and Hitler was trying to bomb London into submission. My father, aged 20, was training to be an Air Force pilot though he had his misgivings about bombing Germany. ( Leer en español)
12 min de lectura
20 Dic 2020 – 11:10 AM EST

How an immigrant scientist paved the way for covid-19 vaccine

Katalin Karikó saw her early research rejected but she persisted and is now tipped for a Nobel Prize together with her colleague Dr Drew Weissman. Their breakthrough invention is now the key to the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines, and could open the door to new medical cures. ( Leer en español)
7 min de lectura
10 Dic 2020 – 11:02 AM EST

Latinos are especially reluctant to get flu shots – how a small clinic in Indiana found ways to overcome that

Por:Pamela M. Aaltonen
The Latino population is more reluctant than most other groups to get the flu vaccine and often pays a high price with their health. Why are they so wary of vaccines and could that also be an indicator of who is willing to get a covid-19 vaccine?
4 min de lectura
2 Oct 2020 – 10:39 AM EDT

Scars of the pandemic

To be Hispanic in coronavirus times has more than its fair share of consequences. Latinos were the first to get sick and also the first to lose their jobs. Allapattah, a small South Florida neighborhood, is a prime example of how covid-19 ended up hurting a poor community.
1 min de lectura
24 Sep 2020 – 12:56 PM EDT

The heroes of the pandemic: “When the world is burning, I must put out the fire”

At the peak of the pandemic, nearly half of positive covid-19 cases in North Carolina were among Latinos, despite just being 9.6% of the population. In the absence of adequate state or federal support, a group of Latina doctors and activists is taking the community’s health into their own hands. ( Leer en español)
14 min de lectura