As health experts work to better understand the coronavirus, a disturbing trend is emerging in the United States. COVID-19 is infecting and killing communities of color at alarming rates. Experts say that’s because minorities are more likely to have preexisting conditions. In Louisiana, African Americans make up 70 percent of coronavirus deaths but just 32 percent of the population. Soledad O’Brien speaks with Dr. Leo Seoane, the Chief Academic Officer at Ochsner Health in Louisiana, about their fight against COVID-19.

 

 

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