Posts by Kayla Gibson

When contact tracing works, families, friends and co-workers avoid infection

This story was reported by David Boraks of WFAE, Nate Morabito of WCNC-TV and Lauren Lindstrom of The Charlotte Observer as part of the Charlotte Journalism Collaborative. Nate Morabito, David Boraks September 11, 2020 Despite more than 56,000 positive COVID-19 cases in the Charlotte region, area health departments have only successfully tracked the…
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Brian McCann and Tom Costales with their dogs Muuki and Harper Lee. Courtesy of Brian McCann

COVID-19: Its Journey Since December 2019: A look at reported specs and a firsthand account from a N.C. gay couple

David Aaron Moore September 4, 2020 North Carolina residents and married couple Brian McCann and Tom Costales know first-hand how devastating the impact of COVID-19 can truly be. Both men became infected and extremely ill, were hospitalized, fought the illness and have lived to tell their stories. Initially it was…
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The nephew of Juan Chagoyan poses next to a photograph of his uncle, who died July 20 from coronavirus complications. LAURA BRACHE / WFAE

Indocumentados, sin seguro y sin ayuda en tiempos de COVID: Las barreras culturales entre pacientes latinos de COVID-19 y los hospitales

Esta nota es la segunda de una serie que profundiza cómo ha sido afectada la comunidad latina, la hispanohablante y la indocumentada ante la pandemia del coronavirus en Carolina del Norte a través de la historia de la familia Chagoyán de Midland. Laura Brache September 3, 2020 Ana Chagoyán perdió…
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