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The latest from FRONTLINE and our local journalism partners on how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting communities across the U.S.

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Months after the July 2020 film "COVID's Hidden Toll," FRONTLINE checked in with farmworkers in California and four other big agricultural states and found vaccine rollouts have been uneven.
April 16, 2021
The Virus That Shook The World
The epic story of how people around the world lived through the first year of the pandemic, from lockdowns to funerals to protests.
April 26, 2021
'Defending Our Existence': The Sung Family, From 2017 Film 'Abacus,' Talks About Anti-Asian Attacks, COVID
Thomas Sung and three of his daughters, all of whom were featured in the 2017 Oscar-nominated documentary "Abacus: Small Enough to Jail," spoke about how their community has weathered the pandemic and anti-Asian attacks in New York City.
April 9, 2021
"America's Medical Supply Crisis" Wins an IRE Award
"America’s Medical Supply Crisis" — FRONTLINE's investigation with The Associated Press and the Global Reporting Centre — has been honored with an IRE Award.
April 5, 2021
Cremation Is on the Rise in Black and Latino Communities During COVID-19, Funeral Professionals Say
Burials, a cherished cultural tradition among Black and Latino communities, have declined during COVID-19. Instead, more families of color are choosing cremation, citing economic hardship in a prolonged pandemic.
March 23, 2021
'Playing Russian Roulette With Our Own Lives’: At Black-Owned Funeral Homes in New Orleans, COVID Takes a Harsh Toll
Watch a scene from ‘Death Is Our Business,’ a new documentary from FRONTLINE, Firelight Media and WORLD Channel. 
March 22, 2021
‘The Worst Has Passed’: Recovered From COVID, a Family Weathers Challenges Shared by Many Latino Immigrants
Featured in the August 2020 documentary "Love, Life & the Virus," the family shared an update with FRONTLINE: thankful to be healthy but grappling with reduced work hours and remote schooling.
March 15, 2021
After a Bruising, Exhausting Pandemic Year, a Shard of Hope for Some in Tampa Bay
March 1 marked a year since Florida confirmed its first case of COVID-19. Tampa Bay Times spent the day with a grieving mother, a tired teacher, an optimistic outfitter, a frustrated florist and a woman still struggling to recover.
Tampa Bay Times
March 5, 2021
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Death Is Our Business
At Black-owned funeral homes in New Orleans, COVID-19 has reshaped the grieving process.
March 23, 2021
As the U.S. Crosses 500,000 Deaths from COVID-19, These 9 Documentaries Offer Context
These nine FRONTLINE films help explain how we reached this point.
February 22, 2021