The coronavirus burden is falling heavily on black Americans. Why?


Black people will bear a disproportionate share of the virus’s impact. We must do everything we can to prevent that

As public health departments, heeding calls from activists, start to release data about Covid-19 cases and deaths according to race and ethnicity, it has become clear that the burden of these deaths, like too many health outcomes, is falling disproportionately on the black community.

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