20% of COVID deaths in US at nursing homes, blacks have highest mortality rates

20% of COVID deaths in US at nursing homes, blacks have highest mortality rates

While there has been a focus on supplying adequate protective gear to hospitals, nursing homes have not been able to. There have been COVID-19 outbreaks in nursing homes across the country with 20 states now tracking deaths from COVID-19 there. An NPR study of reporting from New York State finds that quality of nursing home is not predictive of death rates but number of people of color is.

John W
John W 0 months

Blacks in America are much more overweight, it's not genetic because almost everwhere else black ae not like this. Generally this appears to be led by single mother households. The mothers and thier kids tend to be way overweight. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2922726/ Parenthood—A Contributing Factor to Childhood Obesity https://academic.oup.com/jpepsy/article/40/7/649/890522 Racial Differences in Obesity-Related Risk Factors Between 2-Year-Old Children Born of Overweight Mothers https://khn.org/news/african-american-obesity/ Four in five African-American women are obese or overweight, according to the U.S. Office of Minority Health, and carrying those excess pounds can spike the risk for several conditions including heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and stroke. https://ifstudies.org/blog/the-family-trends-behind-the-rise-of-child-obesity The prevalence of both single-parent households and child/adolescent obesity have more than tripled since the early 1970s,25,26 and there is a strong relationship between single-mother households and overweight/obesity in children (especially girls) that is independent of family income.4

white cis male monster!
white cis male monster! 0 months

Are these nursing homes state owned or at they private? Same with the hospitals who are struggling to keep PPE on the shelves? If they are owned and operated by the state by all means scream and shout at the politicians responsible for the lack, of they are privately owned, get on the case of the people who own and operate them. Blaming Trump for all mismanagement and incompetence is foolish and going to drive more, intelligent moderates into the Trump camp. We are not all mindless zombies 🧟‍♂️ who believe everything the MSM has to say.

Skeptic 0 months

Blacks is the U.S. also have high rates of asthma that is generally attributed to growing up in areas with air pollution

Avi Khait
Avi Khait 0 months

In addition to socioeconomic and other health problems luke obesity, there are studies relating vitamin D deficiency to Covid-19 deaths, as mentioned here: https://www.wsj.com/articles/vitamin-d-and-coronavirus-disparities-11587078141 https://www.ibtimes.com/vitamin-d-deficiency-may-increase-coronavirus-infection-risk-2934596

Dank Duck
Dank Duck 0 months

Next thing you know, they are going to claim blacks have higher melanin in their skin due to racism.

HemiLife 0 months


Rational ific
Rational ific 0 months

What about blacks at nursing homes who listen to Hannity?

Doyaun Evans
Doyaun Evans 0 months

What do they think the death rate was before?

Ywacch 0 months

I thought blacks were immune

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