Governor Newsom asked a major campaign donor to manage his state’s vaccine distribution. But Blue Shield has met with pushback.
MIS-C disproportionately affects children of color.
Key takeaways about the roles of power, money and race in shaping America’s response to the pandemic.
Local rates of infection have driven most school districts’ decisions on whether to reopen, and families’ decisions on whether to attend.
HVAC standards are the elephant in the living room of debates over reopening classrooms. Many schools can’t afford needed upgrades.
Speed bumps on the path to mass immunity.
During the pandemic, legal safeguards were created to help unemployed renters. But some families can still fall through the cracks.
Experts describe the winter surge as a “perfect storm” driven in part by poor planning, staffing woes and a tardy governmental response.
New collaborations with community organizations may produce innovative solutions that could make the pandemic recovery more equitable.
Pro bono law firms say L.A. court system prioritizes nonessential operations over community safety.
Why are whites more likely to get their shots when people of color suffer more from COVID-19?
Life expectancy for U.S. whites declined by 0.8 years in 2020’s first half. For Latinos it was 1.9 years, while for Blacks it dropped 2.7 years.
Differences among school districts are ignored at California’s peril.
As COVID vaccines are rolled out, a critical health care network is underused.
In the San Joaquin Valley, the homeless are being evicted in the middle of the pandemic.
What happens when pandemic fighters are at risk themselves with preexisting medical conditions?
Lowest-paid workers take the worst hit while pandemic continues its damage.
Translators claim working within whisper distance of defendants makes them especially vulnerable to the coronavirus.
Gov. Gavin Newsom says schools can reopen safely, but many campuses can’t meet the state’s most recent guidelines for being open.
A look at one of the country’s largest COVID-19 vaccination centers.