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The Coronavirus In America: One More Racial Inequity

Released Tuesday, 2nd June 2020
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The more we learn about the coronavirus, the clearer it becomes that it's disproportionately affecting communities of color. And as protests continue across the country, some health experts worry that the hardest hit areas could be in for another wave of cases.

By almost every economic measure, black Americans have a harder time getting a leg up. As the pandemic has sent the country's economy into the worst downturn in generations, it's only gotten worse. More from NPR's Scott Horsley and the team at NPR's Planet Money.

Despite all of this, there is a bit of good news. Some communities across the country are reporting a decrease in COVID-19 cases. NPR's Rob Stein breaks down the national outlook.

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This episode was recorded and published as part of this podcast's former 'Coronavirus Daily' format.
2 Pandemic is hitting the Black community; Racial equality and Coronavirus! Many black communities have less hospitals equipped with facilities than more influential communities. Also, lack of accessibility is correlated with higher number of fatalities and higher incidence of disease. Now, these communities in order to be heard, are resort to protest for which social distancing can’t be implemented and the result could be catastrophic!
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