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10 pandemic puzzles Southern California’s economy must solve

Orange County Register, March 14, 2021

March 14, 2021

10 pandemic puzzles Southern California’s economy must solve

The coronavirus exposed an ill-prepared healthcare system and a glaring lack of medical workers. Those in the field risked their own health in the battle. “We had a shortage before the pandemic,”  said Dr. Alpesh Amin, chair of UC Irvine’s Department of Medicine. “Then we had a decrease in numbers because workers got sick or members of their family got sick.”