PEOPLE FROM ETHNIC MINORITY BACKGROUNDS ARE “DISPROPORTIONATELY” DYING WITH COVID-19

PEOPLE FROM ETHNIC MINORITY BACKGROUNDS ARE “DISPROPORTIONATELY” DYING WITH COVID-19

Several reviews, including by the Office for National Statistics and Public Health England, have now concluded that this is the case.

Suggested reasons have included existing health inequalities, housing conditions, public-facing occupations and structural racism.

Follow these links to read more about COVID-19 and the disproportionate impact on UK BAME communities:

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/may/01/british-bame-covid-19-death-rate-more-than-twice-that-of-whites

https://theconversation.com/coronavirus-bame-deaths-urgently-need-to-be-understood-including-any-potential-genetic-component-138400

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-52219070

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-52219070

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