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  • Leslie
    06/09/2020
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    Surprisingly only 28 states and NYC collect, “race and ethnicity-stratified Covid-19 mortality” but based on this limited data it shows black peoples are 3.5 times as likely to contract Covid-19 in a recent study currently under peer review (links below). According to Johns Hopkins Medicine environmental factors account for this: 1) Crowded living conditions 2) Working in essential jobs 3) Inconsistent healthcare access 4) Chronic health conditions 5) Stress (income inequality, discrimination, violence & institutional racism contribute to chronic stress in people of color) https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.05.07.20094250v1 https://news.yale.edu/2020/05/19/new-analysis-quantifies-risk-covid-19-racial-ethnic-minorities https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/conditions-and-diseases/coronavirus/covid19-racial-disparities

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