Solving The Coronavirus Communication Problem In Puerto Rico The U.S. territory of Puerto Rico has the most older Americans per capita, making their population especially vulnerable to the coronavirus. A vital tool in preventing its spread there? Timely and culturally relevant public health information in Spanish. Maddie talks with Mónica Feliú-Mójer of the group CienciaPR about their science communication efforts.
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Puerto Ricans Are At Risk From The Coronavirus And A Lack Of Information

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Puerto Ricans Are At Risk From The Coronavirus And A Lack Of Information

Puerto Ricans Are At Risk From The Coronavirus And A Lack Of Information

Puerto Ricans Are At Risk From The Coronavirus And A Lack Of Information

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The entrance of a municipal COVID-19 drive-thru testing site in San Juan, Puerto Rico on March 25, 2020. RICARDO ARDUENGO/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The entrance of a municipal COVID-19 drive-thru testing site in San Juan, Puerto Rico on March 25, 2020.

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The U.S. territory of Puerto Rico has the most older Americans per capita, making that population especially vulnerable to the coronavirus. A vital tool in preventing its spread there? Timely and culturally relevant public health information in Spanish. Maddie talks with Mónica Feliú-Mójer of the group CienciaPR about their science communication efforts.

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This episode was produced by Brit Hanson, edited by Viet Le, and fact-checked by Emily Vaughn.