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"Why California Latinos carry more worries in pandemic and why many don’t get help"

In an article addressing the high numbers of infection rates in the Latino population in California, The Sacramento Bee referenced a policy brief by the Fielding School's UCLA Center for Health Policy Research that found that Latinos are less likely to have health insurance coverage than other Californians,

Friday, July 17, 2020

California Latinos have good reason to worry in the coronavirus outbreak.

They’re becoming infected at higher rates than other populations. They also disproportionately work in the kind of jobs that cannot be done at home, which puts them at great risk of contracting the virus.

But the pandemic isn’t the only worry weighing on the state’s largest ethnic community.