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Hospitals and insurance companies use a variety of algorithms to calculate risk, but they don’t always yield equitable results.
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Even before the COVID-19 pandemic and a summer of wildfire smoke, children living in East and West Oakland had a hard time breathing.
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In Silicon Valley, the pandemic has exacerabated long-running inequities between places such as Atherton and East Palo Alto.
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How did a county that ranks 11th among California counties in population end up with the second-highest COVID-19 case rate per capita in the state?
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A new investigate series will examine the impact of COVID-19 prevention efforts on vulnerable groups in California's Santa Barbara County.
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Story ideas from the shared boder and ideological gulf between Washington and Idaho.
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Post-election shifts in COVID-19 policies offer reporters a great opportunity for compare-and-contrast stories.
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Tribes are finding strength and solutions in culture and tradition amid the devastation of COVID-19.
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Too many hospitals and clinics buck legal requirements to serve patients in their languages. The failure to communicate can have deadly consequences.
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Politico's Joanne Kenen and University of Michigan law professor Nicholas Bagley break down the case for us.

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