For more than a century, public health researchers have demonstrated how poverty and discrimination drive disease and the coronavirus pandemic has only reinforced this.
In a Coronapod special, Nature reporter Amy Maxmen takes us with her through eight months of reporting in the San Joaquin valley, a part of rural California where COVID's unequal toll has proven deadly.
News: Inequality's deadly toll
This piece was supported by grants from the Pulitzer Center and the MIT Knight Science Journalism fellowship.
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