Harvard Researchers Find ‘Inequality On Top Of Inequality’ In COVID-19 Deaths

Posted by on May 22, 2020 6:41 pm
Categories: US National Stories

People wait in line to get food distributed by the National Guard in Chelsea, Mass., on April 16. Harvard researchers found areas with more poverty, people of color and crowded housing had higher mortality rates for the coronavirus.

By studying the number of all current deaths compared to those in previous years, researchers have found that high-poverty, crowded areas where people of color live have been hard hit by the pandemic.

(Image credit: Joseph Prezioso/AFP via Getty Images)

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