Black, Hispanic and Asian populations are at higher risk for COVID-19 and ICU admission, according to new study
A new study shows that Black and Hispanic Americans are the most likely to contract COVID-19.
And Asian Americans are at highest risk for ICU admission.
This was based on a US meta-analysis and systematic review of data on 4.3 million patients.
The study was designed to uncover the link between socioeconomic determinants of health and racial disparities in COVID-19 outcomes.
So today, we dig into COVID and race.
What are learning about health disparities and how to address them?
A co-author of the study is here to discuss, and local medical experts will also unpack the latest COVID headlines.
- Co-first author of "Disparities in COVID-19 Outcomes by Race, Ethnicity, and Socioeconomic Status," a study at University of California- San Diego
- Churchill Scholar at the University of Cambridge
Dr. Richina Bicette
- Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine
Dr. Catherine Troisi
- An infectious disease epidemiologist and faculty member at UTHealth School of Public Health
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