Asian Americans Facing High Covid-19 Fatality
In San Francisco, a steady trend in coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths has gone largely unnoticed until recently: Asian Americans consistently account for nearly half of COVID-19 deaths. For a city that is one-third Asian American, the disproportionate number of deaths appears striking, yet this highlights an even more worrisome statistic—Asian Americans experience a four times higher case fatality rate (CFR) than that of the overall population (5.2 percent versus 1.3 percent).
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