Many Latinos Couldn’t Stay Home. Now Virus Cases Are Soaring in Their Communities.
Rates of coronavirus infection among Latinos have risen rapidly across the United States.
Dr. Oni #BraylaStone Blackstock
In a study of 4000 volunteers, “About equal numbers of Latinos (40%) and non-Latino white people (41%) were tested in the study. But nearly all of those who were found to be infected were Latino; less than 1 percent were non-Latino white people.”
I've lost track of the amount of times people I've interviewed for stories have called sheltering in place "un lujo." A luxury.
Dr. Tom Frieden
Unacceptable racial disparities continue in #COVID19's impact on the Latinx community, which has been hit hard by the virus in many states. We need to implement effective community outreach and support.
Many Latinos Couldn’t Stay Home. Now Virus Cases Are Soaring in Their Communities. We have to protect our essential workers in order to start our economy.