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Black infant deaths far exceed other ethnic groups in Fresno County, report shows
Fresno Bee

Black babies in Fresno County are three times as likely to die within their first year of life than white infants, and they die nearly three times as often as Hispanic babies.

It’s a statistic First 5 Fresno County board members will discuss Wednesday at noon at The Lighthouse for Children on Tulare Avenue in downtown Fresno.

The public is invited to the board meeting and to a community meeting on July 24 to continue the discussion.

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