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African Americans Disproportionately Affected by Coronavirus

April 6, 2020

A worker helps voter outside the Frank P. Zeidler Municipal Building Monday March 30, 2020, in Milwaukee. The city is now allowing drive up early voting for the state’s April 7 election. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

The numbers are staggering as to the reported cases and deaths due to the coronavirus. There is a growing concern about the numbers of Black Americans disproportionately testing positive and dying from the disease.   The virus does not discriminate but the concern is the healthcare system does and blacks are vulnerable in the system as they fall through the cracks. More from AURN White House Correspondent April Ryan who speaks with Shavon L. Arline-Bradley of the Health Equity Cypher, with staggering statistics on coronavirus affects on “Black Meccas” across the US.

Click ▶️ to listen to AURN Washington Bureau Chief April Ryan’s White House Report:

Original article source: http://aurn.com/african-americans-disproportionately-affected-by-coronavirus/ | Article may or may not reflect the views of KLEK 102.5 FM or The Voice of Arkansas Minority Advocacy Council

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