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Lack of Black and Hispanic Patients Could Jeopardize COVID-19 Vaccine

06/10/2020 06:00am | 137 views

Only 10% of the 350,000 people who recently signed up for a coronavirus vaccine clinical trial are Black and Hispanic, according to CNN. This low number of participants is especially concerning given the disproportionately higher rates of COVID-19 in these communities.

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Statement on Donation of over 60,000 N95 Masks to Community Centers Providing Health and Mental Health Services to Underserved Hispanic Communities

20/08/2020 12:00pm | 495 views

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- "As we continue to see surges of COVID-19 cases in Hispanic communities, we thank the Committee of 100 (C100) for their generous donation of over 60,000 FDA Approved Surgical N95 Respirator Masks to 15 of our member agencies delivering front-line COVID-19 health and mental health services. More than ever we need to support each other," said Jane L. Delgado, PhD, MS, President and CEO of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health (the Alliance). 

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Nearly Half Of Hispanics Misunderstand Dietary Fats

01/12/2016 06:00am | 5099 views

According to the most recent U.S. Census, Hispanics are the least likely racial or ethnic group to seek medical care. This contributes to less access to information about common health risks and how diet can help protect against preventable diseases. A recent survey by the Hass Avocado Board (HAB) points to an important opportunity for more education specifically about the benefits of good dietary fats like those found in fresh avocados. Given Hispanics are the youngest ethnic group in America, nearly 15 years younger than whites, teaching vital nutrition lessons now will have a big impact on the growing community.

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