Checking in on L.A. County's plan to shrink the infant mortality gap

At the action plan event, Mykael Badon shared the story of her complications that led her son to be born at 21 weeks.
At the action plan event, Mykael Badon shared the story of her complications that led her son to be born at 21 weeks.
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In L.A. County, black babies are three times more likely to die in their first year of life than white babies. Here's what's happened in the year since the department of public health launched an action plan aimed at closing that gap by 30 percent in five years.