America’s governors and mayors are loosening safety restrictions, while a pandemic weary populace behaves as if the crisis is over.
New numbers show that just 29% of the people receiving vaccines are Latinos, who account for 52% of L.A. County’s COVID deaths.
How much retail shopping contributed to January’s surge is hard to know. Critics charge the county’s policy has been fatally flawed.
Employees call for leadership change as inspector general prepares to release first report.
Defenders of L.A.’s public health chief see a fierce advocate for equity but many question her record and leadership style.
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Advocates ask supervisors to act now as fatalities mount and public health dept. allows COVID patients into facilities with poor track records.
The agency also scrubbed statistics on coronavirus deaths and cases at designated nursing homes from its website.
Health experts worry that Los Angeles County officials might let COVID-19 “burn” through the population.
The bleakest chapter of the history of COVID-19 in Los Angeles will be devoted to the demise of nursing home residents.
More than half of the county’s COVID-19 deaths have occurred at nursing homes. Where was the public health department?