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The COVID-19 Booster Shot and What Latinos Should Know

As medical experts work to fight back the COVID-19 Delta variant, the CDC released new vaccine guidelines that a third booster shot will be necessary. The CDC recommends that a booster shot be implemented eight months after the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine to provide “long lasting protection.” The booster shot is expected to …
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Study: Peer Modeling with Psychological Inoculation Can Promote COVID-19 Vaccinations

COVID-19 vaccination is often deterred by misinformation, from conspiracy theories to exaggerated side effects on social media. Vaccine misinformation is potent among Latinos due to lack of reliable information that is culturally relevant or in Spanish, along with little government outreach. That is why UT Health San Antonio researchers studied a new type of advertisement …
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What Latino Parents Should Know: COVID-19 Vaccinations Authorized for Children Under 5

Big news for Latino parents – the Moderna and the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines have been authorized for children between ages 6 months and 5 years. The CDC now recommends everyone 6 months or older to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Those 5 years of age and older are also recommended to get a COVID-19 vaccine booster, …
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Study: Most Black and Latino Adults Hesitant to Take a COVID-19 Vaccine

As we grow closer to developing a COVID-19 vaccine, some uncertainty lies ahead. Several new studies show that older Americans, especially Latino and Black adults, are skeptical of the safety and efficacy of a COVID-19 vaccine. The results indicate mistrust between communities of color and public health officials, likely due to historical racism in health …
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Latinos, Are You Prepared for the BA.2.12.1 Variant?

The COVID-19 saga continues as the virus continues to mutate, and the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) identify new subvariants of the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The CDC is studying a new subvariant, called BA.2.12.1, to determine how it spreads and how well existing treatments and vaccines for …
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