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Coronavirus: Study finds lower-income Latinos hit hardest in Orange County

Orange County Register, May 8, 2020

May 8, 2020

Coronavirus: Study finds lower-income Latinos hit hardest in Orange County

“We think this disease has proceeded in two phases, locally,” said Dr. Saahir Khan, an assistant clinical professor of infectious diseases at UCI who was among several authors who worked on the study. … But since social distancing has been in effect, over time, the people who are disadvantaged socioeconomically have been the group that has seen growth of the disease,” he added.