PBS NewsHour

Why Black, Latinx Americans are suffering more from COVID-19

Clip: 07/06/2020 | 5m 12s Video has closed captioning.

For months, it's been clear that the pandemic is taking a disproportionate toll on people of color. Now, new data quantifies the disparities, showing that African American and Latinx people are nearly three times as likely to contract COVID-19 as white Americans and twice as likely to die from it. Amna Nawaz talks to Dr. Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo of the University of California, San Francisco.

Aired: 07/06/20

Rating: NR

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