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Pacific infection rates in USA may worsen, experts fear

There are now over 1.4 million confirmed cases of covid-19 in the USA and close to 90,000 deaths. Among those being hit the hardest are Pacific Islanders, who have an infection rate 2-3 times higher in four states. But as political leaders make moves to reopen states, medical experts fear rates amongst Pacific communities may only get worse.

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