Why Covid-19 Is Hitting Black Americans Hardest

Economic inequality and health care disparities are creating a deadly divide

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A new poll underscores the pandemic’s stark racial divide in the United States: Black Americans are far more likely to personally know someone who has died from Covid-19 complications than white Americans.




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Emily Mullin

Emily Mullin

Former staff writer at Medium, where I covered biotech, genetics, and Covid-19 for OneZero, Future Human, Elemental, and the Coronavirus Blog.

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