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A Race to Close the Disproportionate COVID-19 Death Rates in Minnesota’s Asian Community

Coalition of Asian American Leaders (CAAL), Hmong Public Health Association, Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC), and University of Minnesota School of Public Health

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This report uses preliminary data on COVID-19 mortality rates among Asian Minnesotans. It draws attention to the disproportionate COVID-19 mortality rates among Hmong, Karen, and Karenni residents to demonstrate the critical importance of data disaggregation.

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