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Soumya Karlamangla

Soumya Karlamangla covers health care in California. She was part of the team of reporters awarded the Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of the 2015 San Bernardino terrorist attack. Before joining the Times in 2013,she worked for the Oregonian, San Francisco Chronicle, Nation magazine in D.C., and Thomson Reuters in London. She was raised in Thousand Oaks and graduated from UC Berkeley with degrees in biology and English literature.
For some Mexican immigrants, their next medical visit might be at the consulate

The Mexican consulates in the U.S. all help immigrants find clinics and doctors in their cities. The program is more important than ever, experts say, as immigrants report avoiding health care services for fear of deportation or threatening their immigration status.

Infant dies of whooping cough in San Bernardino County

A California infant died of whooping cough this summer, the first death from the disease in California since 2016, officials said Tuesday. Though it doesn’t signal the beginning of an outbreak, officials are urging pregnant women and children to make sure they have their shots.

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