Tag: COVID-19

ITA Goes Online & International

Covid-19 restrictions mean that — like other industry groups — the Israel Translators Association (ITA) is unable to hold its annual conference in person...

Weekly Shorts | February 19, 2021

Facebook fixes translation error that called farmers "peasants" Facebook has removed its translation error from a recent covid-19 post on California governor Gavin Newsom's page,...

Are conditions safe for legal interpreters?

MultiLingual has often reported on the health risks medical interpreters face working on site during the covid-19 pandemic. But what about legal interpreters? Los Angeles...

Weekly Shorts | January 29, 2021

Daily News reports on "low" interpreter wages This Sunday, New York Daily News reported on language services provider (LSP) Linguistica International paying what the paper calls...

Google Translate Causes Vaccine Mishap

Last week, MultiLingual reported on a Virginia Department of Health website translation error that incorrectly told Spanish speakers they don’t need coronavirus vaccines. New information...

Remote Interpreters Are Critical in the Shift to Telehealth

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth visits were on the rise. A report by FAIR Health found telehealth claims increased by 8,336% nationally between...

Paper Expands Multilingual Support to Online Services

The educational support system Paper emphasizes language access as among its primary goals to ensure a more equitable education for students across North America. The...

TFON Translating Health Info for Indigenous Languages

Addressing exclusion of languages in vital health materials, Translations 4 Our Nations (TFON) has translated COVID-19 resources into over 40 Indigenous languages. As communities across...

Welsh Language Re-included in Council during Pandemic

After facing criticism, the city council in Denbighshire, Wales will now allow Zoom in council meetings to better serve Welsh language speakers with simultaneous...

CIELO Translating Pandemic Info into Indigenous Languages

Indigenous communities in LA have experienced a lack of support during the COVID-19 crisis. CIELO has made a concerted effort to address the problem,...

Vaccine Language Rules in EU May Soften during COVID

Fearing EU language-access requirements may slow vaccine development, drugmakers call on officials to soften rules. Some worry a rule change could hurt the effectiveness...
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Anuvadak Platform Translates India’s MyGov COVID Site

The expansion of COVID-19 information now to include 10 of India’s 22 official languages will ensure millions of Indian internet users access to vital...