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For a variety of reasons, Filipino Americans have been hit hard by the novel coronavirus.

Of 48 Filipino Americans known to have been infected with COVID-19 in Southern California, 19 have died, according to the Philippine Consulate General of Los Angeles.

“Using ‘Asian American’ as an overarching label obscures a lot of the inequalities within and among communities,” De Leon said.

In the Midwest, the Filipino Consulate in Chicago tracked 17 Filipino American deaths .

AdvertisementDulce Amor Aguilo is among Filipino Americans to have died of COVID-19.

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