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'Pharmacy deserts' are common in Chicago neighborhoods of color

Chicago’s South and West sides are predominantly low-income neighborhoods, with a majority of Black and Latino residents. Research shows these communities are “pharmacy deserts” — areas with low geographical access to pharmacies.

Esther Yoon-Ji Kang of WBEZ reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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