How COVID-19 is highlighting racial disparities in Americans’ health

PBS NewsHour

Published on Jul 16, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has shed new light on racial disparities in American health outcomes. Economic disadvantage is one reason Black people in the United States are on average less healthy than white people — but there are other causes, including the ongoing stress of systemic racism. Paul Solman reports in the second of a two-part Race Matters series.

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