Black and Hispanic children are impacted more severely by coronavirus, with higher case rates, hospitalizations and virus-related complications, according to research released this week. These findings mirror similar reports across the nation of adults in minority communities being hit harder by Covid-19.
By Margarita Martin-Hidalgo Birnbaum
There may be worrisome health trends coming for some U.S. Hispanic adults who get COVID-19.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- "As we continue to see surges of COVID-19 cases in Hispanic communities, we thank the Committee of 100 (C100) for their generous donation of over 60,000 FDA Approved Surgical N95 Respirator Masks to 15 of our member agencies delivering front-line COVID-19 health and mental health services. More than ever we need to support each other," said Jane L. Delgado, PhD, MS, President and CEO of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health (the Alliance).
By Amelie G. Ramirez, DrPH
The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has impacted the Hispanic population in the United States heavily due to the many health inequities that this community faces. In order to provide greater support to minorities, these disparities in the healthcare system must be addressed.
By Amy Norton/HealthDay Reporter
COVID-19 is being diagnosed in Hispanic communities at a disproportionately high rate, a new study of the Baltimore-Washington, D.C., area shows.