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California is short on Spanish-speaking physicians. Why that’s a big problem in a pandemic

“You can’t plant strawberries in your front room. You can’t stay at home and be a farmworker. Hence, because they’re more exposed, they’re more likely to become infected,” said Dr. David E. Hayes-Bautista, director of the Center for the Study of Latino Health and Culture at UCLA. “Now, at that point, the Latino doctor shortage suddenly becomes critical” (Also: The Fresno Bee).