Black, Hispanic, and American Indian Children Make Up Most Covid-19 Deaths Among Kids

A new CDC report reveals disparities in coronavirus fatality rates

While children are less likely to die from a Covid-19 infection compared to adults, a new federal study reveals a tragic disparity in coronavirus fatality rates among young people under age 21.

The report, published Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) looked at 391,814 cases of Covid-19 among young people under age 21, which…




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