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Sacramento County’s high-poverty areas hit hardest by fatal flu
Sacramento Bee

As the influenza virus marched across Sacramento County this flu season, a clear pattern emerged showing where the suffering has been most intense.

Many of the deaths and hospitalizations in intensive care units have occurred in low-income, densely packed neighborhoods, where people are more likely to rely on public transit and to have less access to health insurance than the region-wide average.

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