White Americans, who reportedly have lower rates of COVID-related infection, hospitalizations and death, are less likely to mask up, according to the polls.
Black and Latino Americans are more likely than whites or non-Hispanic people to continue wearing masks in public, according to two new polls.
As reported by the It discloses that Black Americans are being studied for chronic symptoms that linger after the acute infection (long COVID), yet the ongoing racial disparity in health means they are also likely experiencing a lack of access to treatment. Additionally, Black people are not being sufficiently studied in trials, treatment programsand registries, it says.
The Black Coalition also found that Black people are “more likely to report experiencing anxiety and/or depression because of the pandemic,” compared with whites.
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