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2020-07-11 Science & Technology
CDC data highlight racial disparities in spread, scope of COVID-19 pandemic
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Posted by g(r)omgoru 2020-07-11 14:50|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [153 views ]  Top

#1 Except you get some of the "confirmed" cases are really "presumed".

So what are we supposed to do with this new-found "information"?
Posted by Bobby 2020-07-11 15:02||   2020-07-11 15:02|| Front Page Top

#2 To answer my own question: Efforts to examine SARS-CoV-2 transmission and COVID-19-associated deaths among different racial and ethnic groups “could lead to targeted, community-level, mortality prevention initiatives,” CDC researchers wrote.

“These campaigns could encourage social distancing and the need for wearing cloth face coverings in public settings,” they wrote.


But the summary posted overlooks some interesting conclusions: The CDC analysis also showed that, as of May 18, approximately 60 percent of those who died from COVID-19 in the United States were male.

More than 75 percent of those who died have had at least one underlying medical condition, including 83 percent of those age 65 or younger, the CDC said.

Heart disease was the most common underlying health condition among COVID-19 deaths, at 61 percent, followed by diabetes at 40 percent, chronic kidney disease at 21 percent, and chronic lung disease at 19 percent, the agency said.
Posted by Bobby 2020-07-11 15:07||   2020-07-11 15:07|| Front Page Top

#3 Comparing Hispanic and black populations to white in the U.S., how many had co-morbid gunshot and knife wounds, and how many had co-morbid drug overdoses?
Posted by trailing wife 2020-07-11 17:30||   2020-07-11 17:30|| Front Page Top

#4 Remember, in the beginning of lockdown-I, we saw here these videos of quarantine rules completely disregarded in inner cities?
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2020-07-11 17:39||   2020-07-11 17:39|| Front Page Top

#5 At least in Texas an anomalously large fraction of hospitalization and deaths are in a few large cities and the Mexican border counties. One wonders if Mexico’s sickest are coming here for care.
Posted by Glenmore  2020-07-11 20:08||   2020-07-11 20:08|| Front Page Top

#6 If they want to analyse racial disparity sans economic influence they should checkrates in va system.
Posted by Penguin_of_the_Desert 2020-07-11 20:19||   2020-07-11 20:19|| Front Page Top

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