Type of Content: News
Subtype: Newspaper or Magazine Article
Resource Title: FSU Researcher: Older Minority Populations Impacted Most by COVID-19
Publication Title: Tallahassee Democrat
Publish Date: September 4, 2020
“The Color of COVID-19: Structural Racism and the Pandemic’s Disproportionate Impact on Older Black and Latinx Adults,” is published in the Journals of Gerontology.
The team’s research found the COVID-19 death rate among Black adults age 65 and older is about three times the death rate compared to whites in the same age group. Hispanic persons 65 years or older are two times more likely than their white cohorts to die from the novel coronavirus.
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