COVID Hits Minorities Hardest in Nursing Homes, Too

TUESDAY, Sept. 22, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Minority residents of U.S. nursing homes and assisted living communities have been especially hard hit in the coronavirus pandemic, two University of Rochester studies show. The first found that nursing homes with higher percentages of racial and ethnic minority residents reported two to four times more new … Read more

As in Adults, Minority Kids Hit Hardest by COVID

FRIDAY, Aug. 7, 2020 (HealthDay News) — U.S. minorities have been particularly hard-hit by the coronavirus pandemic, and a new study suggests kids are no exception. Researchers found that at one community testing site, nearly half of Hispanic children and teens were positive for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The same was true … Read more