A nurse prepares to administer a test at a Covid-19 drive-through testing site in Houston, Texas. Photo: AP

Covid-19 hits African-Americans hardest in ‘potential catastrophe of inequality’, US study finds

  • Infection rate 80 per cent higher than among Caucasians, with other ethnic minorities also more likely to contract disease, researchers in Texas say
  • Finding highlights social divide and inequalities between the communities and could be happening in other US cities
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A nurse prepares to administer a test at a Covid-19 drive-through testing site in Houston, Texas. Photo: AP
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