HealthDay Reports: Black Americans Appear Most Vulnerable to Coronavirus
New research has come out that shows that black Americans are more prone to illness and death from COVID-19 compared to white Americans.
WEDNESDAY, April 8, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- As the U.S. coronavirus death toll neared 13,000 on Wednesday, federal health officials were considering new guidelines that would make it easier for those who have been exposed to the virus to return to work if they show no symptoms.
Troubling statistics also emerged showing that black Americans are significantly more prone to illness and death from infection with the new coronavirus compared to whites.
According to Vice President Mike Pence, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in conjunction with the White House coronavirus task force, may announce the new self-isolation guidelines as soon as Wednesday.