More than 20 people have been infected with the flesh-eating bacteria V. vulnificus in 2016. Five of the infected have died. Univision translates professor Consuelo Beck-Sagué‘s safety advice for beach goers in order to reach Spanish-speakers. The story originally appeared in English on FIU News.
This type of public health outreach through commercial channels aligns with the mission of the College to benefit diverse communities. It also helps our College to share expertise–in the case of Univision.com, we’re sharing our expertise with an online audience that’s 27 million visitors strong.