But it’s all far more complex and deep-rooted than what people eat. As sociologist Sabrina Strings of the University of California Irvine pointed out last spring, while 42 percent of White Americans and 50 percent of African Americans have obesity, which is associated with hospitalization and more severe COVID-19 illness, this 8-point difference does not even begin to account for the massive disparity in COVID-19 fatalities.
 
For the full story, please visit https://cspinet.org/news/covid-19-ongoing-tragedy-black-brown-and-white-20210118. 

 

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