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CGTN published this video item, entitled “Race gap in COVID-19 deaths reflects deep disparities” – below is their description.
Down in Starrett City – a neighborhood with a majority of Black and brown residents in Brooklyn, New York – people are mourning for hundreds of lives lost to COVID-19. With a soaring infection rate and the highest death rate in New York, Starrett evokes a thorny question: if the coronavirus does not discriminate based on race, why are minorities disproportionately dying?CGTN YouTube Channel
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