Award to be presented at Virtual Cielo Gala – October 28, 2020 (New York, NY). The Latino Commission on AIDS announced today that Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) at the National Institutes of Health, will receive its esteemed Esperanza (Hope) Award at its
National study of social and structural drivers of COVID-19 diagnoses and deaths among Hispanic/Latinos.
Wednesday, August 5, 2020, 3:00-5:00PM EST The panel will discuss the findings of the study "Risk for COVID-19 infection and death among Latinos in the United States: Examining heterogeneity in transmission dynamics". This study is the first nationwide analysis of COVID-19 cases and deaths among Latinos. "We found that crowded housing, air pollution,