COVID-19: WHAT DOES RACE HAVE TO DO WITH IT?

If you are a Native American and you contract COVID-19, the likelihood that you will die — unless you are elderly or have pre-existing conditions — is slim. That’s the good news. Nonetheless, your chance of dying is 2.4 times that of your white neighbor who is the same age. That’s the not-so-good news.

But, if it is any comfort, you are not alone. Your Latino friends fare only slightly…

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Donald Armstrong

Donald Armstrong

Happily living on an island, writing about the human adventure with an emphasis on politics and “tikkun olam” (saving the world — mostly from ourselves).