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August 19, 2021

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UCI-led study finds disparities in O.C. rates of COVID-19 infection, mortality

Socioeconomic, geographic and demographic factors all played critical roles in the risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection and COVID-19 mortality among Orange County residents last year, according to a study led by the University of California, Irvine. The findings, published in the journal Emerging Infectious Diseases, show that some groups were more likely to test positive and die from the virus. Furthermore, risk factors for infection shifted over time.

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UCI-led study finds disparities in O.C. rates of COVID-19 infection, mortality

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