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    Rodrigo Dominguez-Villegas in UCLA Newsroom: “California Latinos’ use of emergency medical services increased disproportionately during pandemic”


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    Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, Latinos in California were relatively unlikely to use emergency medical services. But during the pandemic, across much of the state, Latinos’ use of such services — specifically seeking treatment for respiratory ailments — increased more than it did for non-Latino whites, according to a new report by the UCLA Latino Policy and Politics Initiative.