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Omar L. Gallaga

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Omar L. Gallaga is a freelance journalist living in Central Texas who has written for NPR, The Wall Street Journal, Rolling Stone, Engadget, Hispanic Magazine, CNN, MSNBC, and The Washington Post. He was a longtime technology and culture writer at The Austin American-Statesman, where he helped launch the newspaper ¡ahora sí! and two podcasts.

Maryland Army National Guard soldiers took a mental-health break from COVID-19 response missions in late March to visit therapy horses at Oatland Stables in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Horse therapy is one of many kinds of treatments to help maintain or improve mental health. Photo credit: Sgt. James Nowell-Coleman, Maryland…

Jennifer Romero, a registered nurse with the Florida Department of Health, explains the process of the specimen collection to a nursing home resident in Northeast Florida, May 1, 2020. Photo credit: Sgt. Michael Baltz, Florida National Guard/Flickr Latino front-line healthcare workers, especially nurses and doctors, are feeling the…