UCI finds disparities in COVID infections, deaths

Class, race and other demographics determined the risk of COVID-19 infection and death among Orange County residents in 2020, a new study conducted by the University of California, Irvine found. … “A pandemic is really made up of many local epidemics, each playing out according to local contextual factors,” Daniel Parker, [assistant] professor of public health, infectious disease epidemiologist and author of the study said in a statement.