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Majority of kids who die of coronavirus are Hispanic, Black or Native American, CDC finds

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Hispanic, Black and Native American children accounted for 78% of coronavirus deaths even though these groups represent just 41% of the population.
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CDC Casts Light On Profile Of US Children Killed By COVID-19
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released new data about the deaths of young people from the novel coronavirus COVID-19. According to UPI, three out of four young people who died from COVID-19 in the United States between Feb. 12 and July 31 had underlying health conditions. These health problems include asthma, obesity, neurological and developmental disorders, and cardiovascular conditions.

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Persons of Spanish-speaking cultures, mainly from Spain and Hispanic America
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Indigenous peoples of the United States (except Hawaii)
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Hispanic, Black and Native American children accounted for 78% of coronavirus deaths even though these groups represent just 41% of the population.
on September 16, 2020 • USATODAY.com

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