News Item – The COVID-19 pandemic has affected Black Canadians

People of colour are at higher risk from COVID-19 for numerous social and economic reasons, experts say.

Dionne Aleman, an affiliate of the Institute for Health Policy and CHE and associate professor at the University of Toronto, said there is evidence showing the Black community gets COVID-19 at an increased rate, with greater hospitalization and worse outcomes.

“We can look at data from other countries, too, to say that, based on what is happening in the U.S., the Black community is getting COVID-19 at a higher rate,” Aleman said.

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