The coronavirus does not discriminate. Like the falling rain, it descends upon everyone, young or old, rich or poor. But there are patterns of who stays dry and who gets drenched during this pandemic.
Age-specific death rates in California’s diverse population provide an emerging pattern of how social umbrellas are distributed by race/ethnic group.
These death rates are very preliminary, but they strongly suggest how unevenly distributed protective benefits are among the state’s diverse population.
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