Episode 36: A Filipinx physician on the health disparities disguised by data
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When data shows that Asian Americans are faring better during the pandemic than other racial groups, physician and researcher Carlos Irwin A. Oronce knows that isn't the whole story. The first nurse to die from Covid-19 in Los Angeles was Filipinx, and more stories continue to emerge about the plight of Filipinx health care workers. Yet it's difficult to find any disaggregated data from within the Asian American racial group to back-up these stories, and Oronce says that needs to change.
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