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Dr. Leana Wen on Vaccine Mandates and How to Stop the Delta Variant

The CDC has issued new guidelines suggesting that people resume wearing masks indoors, but state and local officials are not legally required to implement those guidelines.
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The Indoor Mask Mandate is Back | July 19

As coronavirus cases are rising in L.A., wearing a mask indoors is now required again.
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Indoor Mask Mandate is Back for L.A. County

In the face of steadily increasing COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations, Los Angeles County residents will again be required to wear masks indoors starting Saturday night.
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Cómo el COVID-19 arrasó con los mariachis de California

A medida que se agotaba el trabajo para las bandas de mariachis, muchos músicos se arriesgaban a transmitir el coronavirus. Incluso cuando la demanda aumentó el otoño pasado, se pidió a muchos mariachis que tocaran en los funerales para ayudar a las familias a llorar a sus seres queridos.
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How COVID-19 Swept California’s Mariachis

As work dried up for mariachi bands, many musicians put themselves at risk for coronavirus transmission. Even when demand picked up last fall, many mariachis were asked to perform at funerals to help families mourn lost loved ones.
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A Centuries-Old Legacy of Mutual Aid Lives On in Mexican American Communities

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Black Residents Have L.A.’s Highest COVID Rates | June 23

Today, Black Angelenos currently have the highest rate of COVID-19 cases in L.A.
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Delta Variant Linked to COVID Surges Amid Slow U.S. Vaccination Rates as Global Inequity Persists

Despite more than 150 million people in the U.S. now being vaccinated against the coronavirus, the highly contagious Delta variant is quickly becoming a concern.
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