Vaccinating Migrant Farmworkers in Illinois
The United States has more than a million farmworkers who come from Mexico every year on temporary work visas. Some who are just beginning to arrive into Illinois, are getting the opportunity to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The 21st spoke to two Illinois Newsroom reporters who have been following the story about the state of vaccinations in some of these hard-to-reach migrant populations and communities.
Dana Cronin, Agriculture reporter Illinois Newsroom and Harvest Public Media
Christine Herman, Health reporter for Illinois Newsroom and Side Effects Public Media
Prepared for web by Zainab Qureshi
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