Brenda Bazan

Photographer & Environmental Scientist
 
COVID-19 Impact on the RGV
Location: Brownsville, Texas
Nationality: Mexican-American
Biography: Brenda Bazán is a Mexican-American photographer and environmental scientist. Her personal work explores gender and identity related themes in relation to her Mexican heritage and her personal experience as a Mexican-American living on the... MORE
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COVID-19 Impact on the RGV
Copyright Brenda Bazan 2022
Updated Aug 2022
Summary
Raquel Chavez lost her father, Ángel Chavez, and a brother, Juan Francisco Chavez, to the coronavirus. Other relatives have fallen ill, too. The family lives in Texas's Rio Grande Valley, hit especially hard by the virus.
Shot on assignment for The Washington Post.
Raquel Chavez lost her father, Ángel Chavez, and a brother, Juan Francisco Chavez, to the coronavirus. Other relatives have fallen ill, too. The family lives in Texas's Rio Grande Valley, hit especially hard by the virus.
Shot on assignment for The Washington Post.

Delia Perez mourns her mother, the first fatality of COVID-19 in Starr County, the county that would soon see among the virus's highest per capita death rates. Then, as the virus raged South Texas, hurricane Hannah arrived, reducing to rubble the mobile home where Mrs. Perez and her husband had lived for 37 years.
Shot on assignment for The Wall Street Journal. Story by Elizabeth Findell.

Crowds of people line up in cars to get tested for COVID-19 in McAllen, Texas.
Shot on assignment for The Texas Tribune.
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