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Lost in Translation During the Coronavirus Crisis

Lost in Translation During the Coronavirus Crisis

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, a great amount of time-sensitive information has been released that isn’t readily available in many languages other than English. English-proficient speakers are even having trouble keeping up with all of the new information. Translation services have increased recently, but not fast enough for the growing population of limited English-proficiency speakers. More than one in five US residents speak a foreign language at home, and 25.6 million of those people speak very little English. Mariel Fiori, the…

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