#BHeard: Pandemic in Brooklyn Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 14:45 Full

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Recent data released by the NYC Health Department confirms NYC neighborhoods with greater concentrations of black and Latino populations, and low-income residents, suffered the highest death rates from Covid-19. Not surprisingly, wealthier and predominantly white areas in Manhattan experienced the lowest death rates. Dr. Chowdury and Epidemiologist Dr. Justman explain how Covid-19 has exacerbated NYC’s existing inequities to where race and income have become the greatest factors in the pandemic’s expected mortality rate.