2021 “FACT SHEET: How Merced’s Economic Inequalities Exacerbated the COVID-19 Pandemic”
2021 “Report Addresses Barriers to COVID-19 Vaccination in California” Report Addresses Barriers to COVID-19 Vaccination in California
2020 “Statewide Coalition Forming to Bring COVID Awareness to At-Risk Communities” The coalition was featured on our University website. Statewide Coalition Forming to Bring COVID Awareness to At-Risk Communities
2020 “COVID-19 Stats Continue To Improve, But Death Data Tell A Darker Story – Virus Update For Oct. 2” Dr. Yen was interviewed about the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the San Joaquin Valley. Available at COVID-19 Stats Continue To Improve, But Death Data Tell A Darker Story – Virus Update For Oct. 2
2020 “New state coalition aims to make sure eventual COVID-19 vaccine is accessible to all” The coalition was featured in the local paper. Available at New state coalition aims to make sure eventual COVID-19 vaccine is accessible to all
2020 ”UC Merced professors studying COVID-19 impact on rural, Latino health” Dr. Maria Elena Young’s research was on Latinx immigrant families’ experiences during the pandemic was also featured in the local paper. Available at UC Merced professors studying COVID-19 impact on rural, Latino health
2021 “ASU Professor Uses Art to Educate Latino Community about COVID-19”. Interview with KJZZ Radio (AZ NPR).
2021 “ASU professor creates public health messages through art for Latinx community”. Interview with CBS Arizona (3TV/CBS5). April 23.
2021 “Barbers, artists help defy vaccine myths for people of color”. Interview with Associated Press. April 14.
2021 “Latinx COVID Education”. Interview with Cronkite News. April 5.
2021 “Data shows more white seniors in Arizona are getting COVID-19 vaccines than seniors of color. The inequity could get worse.” Interview with Arizona Republic. February 25.
2021 “Latinos face barriers like fear, language in getting vaccine.” Interview for The Associated Press. February 16.
2021 Grijalva, R.; Makhlouf, M; Srinivas, M; and Lopez, G. “An Equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccine must include noncitizens” (Op-Ed). The Hill. January 26.
2020 “COVID019 Para la Comunidad Hispana/LatinX.” Town hall forum on COVID-19 for Spanish speakers. Mayo Clinic. December,
2020 “Latino leaders urge better promotion of free virus tests.” Interview for The Associated Press. Printed in The Washington Post and New York Times. August 1, 2020.
2020 “The impact of the coronavirus pandemic on Latinos.” Interview on Horizonte, Arizona PBS. May 13.
2020 “Pandemic Hitting Latino Communities Especially Hard.” Interview with ASU Now. May 7.