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Media stories have highlighted the outsized impact of the pandemic on Filipino Americans, but... more »
posted 07/09/21
While reporting on recent incidents of violence against Asian Americans, reporters need to ensure... more »
posted 04/05/21
In California, Filipino Americans constitute about 25% of the state‚Äôs Asian population yet they... more »
posted 12/07/20

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Advocates highlight how factors like colonial history contributed to likely disproportionate Covid toll on the community.
The group has a disproportionate number of nurses, health care workers and families living in multigenerational homes.
Filipino Americans account for 4% of the nurses in the U.S. but about 25% of COVID-19 deaths among nurses. Some are leaving the profession.