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RT published this video item, entitled “Hispanics & African Americans suffer highest COVID mortality rate in the US” – below is their description.
As the death toll from COVID-19 has reached a tragic milestone in the US, surpassing 200,000, official data shows that Hispanics and African Americans are almost five times more likely to be hospitalized due to coronavirus. RT talked with Martin Kulldorff, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School in the US to assess the issue.RT YouTube Channel
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