Blacks & COVID-19 Explained: Digging Deeper to Understand Why Black Americans have Underlying Medical Conditions

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  • Black Americans have lower levels of health insurance coverage and are less likely to have insurance coverage through an employer. (see here)
  • Black Americans were 75 percent more likely to live in places bordering a polluting facility like a factory or refinery compared to other Americans (see here)
  • Hospitals in predominantly Black neighborhoods are more likely to close down than those in predominantly white neighborhoods (see here)
  • Black Americans are more likely to live in urban areas and coronavirus spreads faster in locations with higher density such as urban areas. (see here)

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Attorney & Strategic Advisor focused on #OurDriverlessFuture & #OurMobileFuture || Fellow-in-Residence@NYUMcSilver Institute || Former: @USDOT @NYCMayorsOffice

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