• Racial Disparities Aug 7

    US Reports Show Racial Disparities in Kids With COVID-19

    Racial disparities in the U.S. coronavirus epidemic extend to children, according to two sobering government reports released Friday. One of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports looked at children with COVID-19 who needed hospitalization. Hispanic children were hospitalized at a rate eight times higher than white kids, and Black children were hospitalized at a rate five times...

  • Racial Disparities Jun 6

    Racial Disparities in COVID-19 Cases, Deaths Called ‘Devastating'

    Los Angeles County health and elected officials have again highlighted disparities in COVID-19 deaths among black residents and warned that a recent uptick in transmission rates could result in a lack of sufficient ICU beds in coming weeks if it continues. Supervisor Hilda Solis began the coronavirus news briefing by saying that “unabated and unaccountable police violence” amounts to a…

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