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Five on Friday: The Well-Being of Workers and Their Families

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Five on Friday: The Well-being of Workers and Their Families

Welcome to Five on Friday, where we at Migrant Clinicians Network share the top five articles, resources, and announcements of the week with you, our readers. As we tumble into the last month of this unprecedented year, our Five on Friday selections continue to be dominated by COVID-19. 


A graph of exposures to COVID-19

Amy shared the new Urban Institute report, “How Risk of Exposure to the Coronavirus at Work Varies by Race and Ethnicity and How to Protect the Health and Well-Being of Workers and Their Families.” 

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Foodworkers in PPE

On a related note, Claire shared Amy’s newly published op-ed in STAT News: “Every State Needs Emergency Regulations to Protect Essential Food Workers.”

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A child walks with luggage

Karen forwarded on the New York Times article, “A Mother, Her Son — and Their 1,500-Mile Search for Home.”

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A migrant woman holding her child

Giovanni shared the New York Times article, "Pregnant, Exhausted and Turned Back at the Border."

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The title of the Lancet article

Kaethe sent around the new in-depth open-access report, authored by an international coalition of experts in health: “The 2020 report of The Lancet Countdown on health and climate change: responding to converging crises.” 




Have a safe and healthy weekend.

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