2021

"Young Latinos are dying of COVID at an alarming rate"


Los Angeles Times interviewed Dr. Christina Ramirez, professor of biostatistics, about data that shows Latino Californians have higher COVID deaths.

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Every morning, Sergio Ayala combed his daughters’ hair into twin braids, dropped them off at school and headed to work.

He loved his job as a field supervisor at his brother-in-law’s pest control company. But he wanted to own a business and was studying to become a barber. He hoped to start a college savings fund for his three girls and toddler son.

In January, that dream was cut short. His family believes he contracted the coronavirus while practicing his barbering skills in people’s homes.

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David Elashoff
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Thomas Belin
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Jason H. Moore, Ph.D.
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Dr. Gang Li
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