Amanpour and Company

The Pandemic's Disproportionate Impact on People of Color

Clip: 05/22/2020 | 16m 38s Video has closed captioning.

Over the past few months we have seen people of color disproportionately impacted by the pandemic. A report reveals that the COVID-19 mortality rate for black Americans is almost two and a half times higher than the rate for white Americans. Dr. Helene Gayle, the former director of the CDC’s National Center for HIV, STD and TB Prevention, joins Michel Martin to discuss the root causes of this.

Aired: 05/22/20

Rating: NR

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