Stories tagged: "healthcare"


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73-Year-Old COVID Survivor Delivers 800 Tamales to Hospital Staff That Saved Her

"They are the heroes, and they deserve the best tamales in the world, which are my mom's tamales," the daughter of Margarita Montañez said.

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Puerto Rico Just Hit a Record Number of COVID Hospitalizations

The island’s tenuous situation continues and has claimed 1,238 lives so far. Local intensive care units are at 70% occupancy.

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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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These Four Groups Will Likely Be First to Get COVID-19 Vaccine

Vaccine supplies will be limited at first, yet getting the shots to the right people could change the course of the pandemic.

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Experts Worry About Puerto Rico’s Rapid Rise in COVID Cases

The island is at a high level of COVID-19 risk with a 10% positivity rate in 67 of the 78 municipalities.

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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."