“Racism is at the root of this,” said Dr. Camara Jones of the Morehouse School of Medicine

 

African Americans are dying from the coronavirus at a higher percentage than white people due to systemic inequality, an expert says.

“Racism is at the root of this,” said Dr. Camara Jones of the Morehouse School of Medicine.

Jones, who studies the health impacts of racism at Harvard University’s Radcliffe Institute, said the devastating affect on the African American community is caused by increased exposure to the highly contagious virus.

Source: NBC Boston

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