The First Data On Kids, COVID-19 And Race Is Here And It’s Not Good
The coronavirus pandemic in the United States has been marked by stark racial and socioeconomic disparities. Black and Latinx adults in this country are more likely to get the disease. They’re more likely to die from it. The same holds true for lower-income earners.
There has, however, been relatively little scientific evidence on how this all breaks down in children — until now.
Arguably the largest study on kids, COVID-19 and racial and socioeconomic disparities in the U.S., the research published in the journal Pediatrics on Wednesday revealed striking differences between children of color and white children.
Researchers looked at 1,000 children and young adults ages 0 to 22 in the Washington, D.C., area who were brought …continued .
[Source: Huffington Post]