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Study finds COVID pulls down life expectancy for Blacks, Latinos, Asians more than whites

RACIAL AND ECONOMIC health disparities exposed by the pandemic have factored into a widening gap in Californians’ life expectancies, according to a study published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association.  Researchers found that between 2019 and 2021, the life expectancy for Latino Californians fell by almost six years — from 82.5 years to 76.8. […]