Alarming Report Reveals Disproportionate Number Of Black & Latino Kids Are Dying From COVID-19

Alarming Report Reveals Disproportionate Number Of Black & Latino Kids Are Dying From COVID-19

A disproportionate number of non-white children are dying from the virus according to data released in an internal memo from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Nationwide, the number of COVID-19 cases among people under the age of 18 from March 1 to Aug. 3 were 40% Hispanic, 34% white and 19% Black. The ethnicity breakdown of those patients who died from the disease is 38% Hispanic, 34% Black and 25% white.

Dr. Dan Fagbuyi, MD, a Pediatric Emergency Medicine Specialist in Maryland and an Obama Administration Biodefense Appointee spoke with Roland during Friday’s edition of #RolandMartinUnfiltered about this alarming trend.

👀 Watch the 08.7.2020 edition of #RolandMartinUnfiltered https://youtu.be/Fr_hWbRTSCw

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