Ethnic minorities disproportionately affected by coronavirus - The Lancet

(Reuters) - Ethnic minority groups are disproportionately affected by the novel coronavirus, with Blacks and Asians at increased risk of COVID-19 infection compared to white individuals, according to an analysis published in The Lancet medical journal https://bit.ly/3kol5kR. About 18.7 million patients from 50 studies were included to establish the findings, the analysis said. Forty-two of the studies were from the United States and eight from the United Kingdom.

Reuters November 13, 2020 07:10:18 IST
Ethnic minorities disproportionately affected by coronavirus - The Lancet

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(Reuters) - Ethnic minority groups are disproportionately affected by the novel coronavirus , with Blacks and Asians at increased risk of COVID-19 infection compared to white individuals, according to an analysis published in The Lancet medical journal https://bit.ly/3kol5kR.

About 18.7 million patients from 50 studies were included to establish the findings, the analysis said.

Forty-two of the studies were from the United States and eight from the United Kingdom.

(Reporting by Kanishka Singh in Bengaluru; Editing by Tom Hogue)

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