Health Disparities

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Exposure to Coronavirus Explains Racial Disparities in COVID-19 Mortality Rates

New research from Jon Zelner

Large variations in exposure at home, in the community and at work—rather than case-fatality rates—may explain the well-documented racial disparities in COVID-19 mortality during the first wave of the pandemic last spring, according to a new University of Michigan study. Read more