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UCI finds disparities in COVID infections, deaths

Orange County Business Journal, Sept. 6, 2021

September 6, 2021

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.