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Major disparities in COVID-19 test positivity for patients with non-English preferred language even after accounting for race and social factors in the United States in 2020

Cohen-Cline, H., Li, H. F., Gill, M., Rodriguez, F., Hernandez-Boussard, T., Wolberg, H., Lippa, J., Vartanian, K.

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This article looks at a cohort study of patients tested for COVID-19 in Washington, Oregon, and California from March to July 2020 to test for an association between COVID-19 positivity rates and preferred language. The study found that individuals who did not speak English as their first language were more likely to test positive for COVID-19.

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