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There’s unequal risk and more than one curve suggested In COVID-19 data

LAist, May 11, 2020

May 11, 2020

There’s unequal risk and more than one curve suggested In COVID-19 data

And last Friday, UC Irvine announced that a study of the university health system’s patients revealed a “disproportionate rise in COVID-19 cases among Hispanic/Latinx in disadvantaged communities” within the county. The study points to risk factors such as high-density housing and the inability to socially distance, and employment in “essential/frontline” jobs.