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Does COVID-19 Discriminate? Experts Discuss Pandemic’s Effect on Minority Groups

“If America is literally in a war with coronavirus, let’s just be honest and say that the African-American community, as well as our Hispanic community, has been ambushed,” said Kevin Jenkins, PhD, of the Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion (CHERP) at the Corporal Crescenz VA Medical Center in Philadelphia.

As data about COVID-19 victims continues to emerge across the world, NBC sat down with a panel of experts including Kevin Jenkins, a former postdoc and current lecturer in SP2’s MSSP program, to discuss the pandemic’s effect on minority groups.