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Black Americans make up only 5.4% of Covid-19 vaccine recipients, CDC finds

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Figure is lower than proportion of black people who live in long-term care homes or work in healthcare, but CDC warns data is incomplete

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Black Americans make up only 5.4% of Covid-19 vaccine recipients, CDC finds

Black Americans make up only 5.4% of Covid-19 vaccine recipients, CDC finds

Figure is lower than proportion of black people who live in long-term care homes or work in healthcare, but CDC warns data is incomplete

Minorities much more likely than white people to test positive for Covid – study

Minorities much more likely than white people to test positive for Covid – study

New study also finds that people of color are at higher risk than whites of hospitalizations and death from coronavirus

Racial and Ethnic Differences in Parental Attitudes and Concerns About School Reopening During the COVID-19 Pandemic — United States, July 2020

Racial and Ethnic Differences in Parental Attitudes and Concerns About School Reopening During the COVID-19 Pandemic — United States, July 2020

This report describes parental attitudes and concerns about school reopenings during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Asians in US face racial bias amid outbreak, survey finds

Asians in US face racial bias amid outbreak, survey finds

About four in 10 black American and Asian American adults surveyed say people have acted uncomfortably around them because of their race or ethnicity since the beginning of the Covid-19 ...

California releases limited racial breakdown of coronavirus patients and deaths

California releases limited racial breakdown of coronavirus patients and deaths

Coronavirus: California releases limited racial breakdown of patients and deaths.

Doctors Worry About COVID's Effects on Hispanics

Doctors Worry About COVID's Effects on Hispanics

While race and ethnicity data about the coronavirus isn’t complete, the reported numbers so far suggest Hispanic American adults of any race are disproportionately represented in certain ...

Prevent COVID-19 deaths by prioritizing interventions for Hispanic, Latino, and Black populations in the US

Prevent COVID-19 deaths by prioritizing interventions for Hispanic, Latino, and Black populations in the US

Analysis by IHME comparing the risk of dying from COVID-19 by race and ethnicity confirms that Hispanic, Latino, and Black Americans are more likely to die from COVID-19 than non-Hispanic ...

As Covid vaccine rollout expands, Black Americans still left behind

As Covid vaccine rollout expands, Black Americans still left behind

Data from 23 states shows white residents are being vaccinated at higher rates than Black residents, often at double the rate — or even higher.

Household Composition May Explain COVID-19 Racial/Ethnic Disparities

Household Composition May Explain COVID-19 Racial/Ethnic Disparities

Exposure to the novel coronavirus at work or at home may be more important than underlying health conditions in explaining why Black and Hispanic adults are more likely to die from ...

CNN Poll: Americans becoming more likely to say diversity enhances culture

CNN Poll: Americans becoming more likely to say diversity enhances culture

In the last few years, Americans have become more likely to say the country's increasing diversity enriches the nation's culture, even as perceptions of how others experience racial ...

Beyond the Case Count: The Wide-Ranging Disparities of COVID-19 in the United States

Beyond the Case Count: The Wide-Ranging Disparities of COVID-19 in the United States

A new Commonwealth Fund survey finds that during the COVID-19 pandemic, Black and Latino people, women, and people with lower incomes have faced significantly greater hardships — especially ...

Mary Gray Urges COVID-19 Technology to Focus on Equity

Mary Gray Urges COVID-19 Technology to Focus on Equity

Mary L. Gray, faculty associate at Harvard University’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society and a Senior Researcher at Microsoft Research, calls out the tech sector for ...

Addressing the Coronavirus’s Outsized Toll on People of Color

Addressing the Coronavirus’s Outsized Toll on People of Color

U.S. scientists say that better data, testing and hospital preparedness are key to tackling the significant racial disparities