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Racial Disparity in COVID-19 Cases, Deaths

April 3, 2020

Amid COVID-19 concerns, a woman wears a bandana as she makes her way to catch a bus in downtown Dallas, Friday, April 3, 2020. New federal guidelines are also expected soon on wearing face masks to help curb the spread of the virus, Trump said recently, adding that the guidance won’t require all Americans to use face coverings. For most people, the coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough that clear up in two to three weeks. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia and death. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

The numbers are clear, there is a racial disparity in the numbers of those coronavirus cases and deaths. African Americans have contracted and died at an alarming rate, with new hot spots in Detroit and New Orleans.

What will congress do about it?  AURN White House Correspondent April Ryan speaks with Congressional Black Caucus Chair Karen Bass (D-CA) on targeted responses to areas with high density cases.

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

Original article source: http://aurn.com/racial-disparity-in-covid-19-cases-deaths/ | 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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