People wait in line to be tested for Covid-19 at Lincoln Park in Los Angeles. Photo: EPA-EFE People wait in line to be tested for Covid-19 at Lincoln Park in Los Angeles. Photo: EPA-EFE
People wait in line to be tested for Covid-19 at Lincoln Park in Los Angeles. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus: Filipino-Americans are dying at an alarming rate

  • Studies show health and socioeconomic disparities in the Filipino-American community may be causing more severe cases of infection
  • In California, almost a fifth of registered nurses are Filipino, putting them at greater risk of contracting the virus while on the front lines in hospitals

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
People wait in line to be tested for Covid-19 at Lincoln Park in Los Angeles. Photo: EPA-EFE People wait in line to be tested for Covid-19 at Lincoln Park in Los Angeles. Photo: EPA-EFE
People wait in line to be tested for Covid-19 at Lincoln Park in Los Angeles. Photo: EPA-EFE
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