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People fighting the spread of COVID-19 face many unique challenges when doing contact tracing among low-income Latino immigrants.
Poorer outcomes for Black and Hispanic patients significantly depend on where they live.
About 70% of employees who contracted the coronavirus in these work settings were Hispanic.
A flu shot can save lives and conserve medical resources for those fighting the coronavirus.
Language barriers prevent some women from receiving potentially lifesaving breast cancer screenings.
A Gates Foundation report tracks the pandemic’s global devastation—from health care to equality—and highlights a path forward.
Mayra Ramirez received a double lung transplant after COVID-19 caused irreversible damage to her lungs.
More diversity would help doctors determine whether coronavirus treatments and vaccines will work for all population groups.
A new study is the first nationwide analysis of cases and deaths among Latinos from the new coronavirus.
Black and Hispanic children are more likely to live in poverty and have limited access to primary care, which threatens their survival.
Fred Hutch researchers work to disrupt health disparities and misinformation as coronavirus ravages the medically underserved.
$3.2 Billion in lost earnings would be avoided in 2015 alone had mortality and earning been equal between blacks and whites
“[We must] make sure these families have access to the resources they need to ensure their children can get the highest quality care.”
Investigators studied how the association between race and outcomes varies among nearly 1 million people with common cancers.
“This could be a piece of the puzzle explaining why these patients with lung cancer tend to have worse outcomes than white patients."
Many religious people with terminal cancer put more faith in the hope for a miracle than in the medical information they receive.
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