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CDC: Latin, African Americans At Higher Risk Of Dying From COVID-19 Than Whites

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CDC: Latin, African Americans At Higher Risk Of Dying From COVID-19 Than Whites

CDC: Latin, African Americans At Higher Risk Of Dying From COVID-19 Than Whites

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released alarming new information about US deaths from the novel coronavirus COVID-19.

According to UPI, more than 34% of Hispanic and Latin Americans who died from COVID-19 across the United States were younger than 65.

About 30% of black Americans who died from COVID-19 were also younger than 65.

That's compared to just over 13% of white Americans younger than 65 who died from the disease.

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