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posted 11/10/2021
Local reporting shines a light on Long Beach's glaring health disparities during the pandemic.
posted 04/15/2021
Health disparities have existed in Long Beach for decades, but experts say those long-standing inequalities have now come into stark view during COVID-19.

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Local reporting shines a light on Long Beach's glaring health disparities during the pandemic. more »
posted 11/10/21
Health disparities have existed in Long Beach for decades, but experts say those long-standing... more »
posted 04/15/21

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In recent weeks, residents say the area has been blanketed in a thick haze while the ports have ramped up operations to deal with a massive global shipping bottleneck.
On August 27, the small Samoan church of about 200 parishioners in North Long Beach held its first ever triple funeral service.
In Long Beach, health officials say they’ve made progress in getting new people vaccinated in recent weeks, with a nearly 50% increase in daily doses administered.