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Uninsured Latino Children May Be at Increased Risk for COVID-19
A report from Florida may be indicative of trends across the US. The COVID-19 health crisis has many Americans without health insurance on edge, and a new report says Latino children are increasingly vulnerable. The total number of uninsured Latino children across the U.S. was 1.6 million. Kelly Whitener at Georgetown says "...these are working families. Latino families have higher workforce participation rates actually than average, but they're not able to access employer-sponsored coverage. Or if they do have an offer of employer-sponsored coverage, it may be unaffordable, or only for the worker and not extend to the whole family."

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