Differences Between Blacks, Whites With COVID-19

Differences Between Blacks, Whites With COVID-19

Share on Pinterest Experts say socioeconomic factors and hospital services are factors in the impact COVID-19 has had on Black Americans. Seventy Four/Getty Images Researchers say there are major differences between Black and white communities regarding COVID-19 hospitalizations and death rates. They say socioeconomic factors play a major role, including hospital care, the lack of transportation, and online services in communities of color. According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Black people develop COVID-19 at about the same rate as whites. Some scientists have said Black people have higher rates of chronic diseases that make them more vulnerable to COVID-19.

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