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"Inconsistent Data Masks the Pandemic’s Toll on Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders"

PBS News Hour interviewed Dr. Ninez Ponce, professor of health policy and management and director of the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health's UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, about the need to disaggregate COVID-19 statistics in the U.S.

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Wednesday, March 30, 2022
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As COVID-19 swept across the United States, it became clear that the virus disproportionately affected certain racial and ethnic groups.

But the outsized impact of the pandemic on one community, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders has been largely hidden because of inconsistent data collection and reporting.

Stephanie Sy has the story. It's part of our series Race Matters.

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