Epidemiologist Bibbins-Domingo uses her near-daily media appearances to press for measures that would close racial, regional, and economic gaps in Covid-19 treatment, including broader testing and vaccination programs. A paper she co-authored in 2021 showed that Covid-19 hit California’s Latino population harder than any other group in the state, with immigrants and essential workers dying at the highest rates. To help address the problem, she set up a program at UCSF to extend free testing to residents of underserved San Francisco neighborhoods.
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