City Visions: COVID Exposes Racial Health Gap In Bay Area
According to federal data, African Americans and Latinos are three times as likely as white Americans to become infected with COVID-19 and twice as likely to die from the virus. Similar disparities persist in California. We'll talk about what accounts for the numbers and how to improve the health of local communities of color amid the pandemic, and after.
Plus, an update on the coronavirus in the Bay Area.
Dr. Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, professor and chair, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics; professor of medicine, UCSF
Dr. Tony Iton, senior vice president for Healthy Communities, California Endowment; former director, Alameda County Health Department
Levi Sumagaysay, reporter, Marketwatch; co-producer, Race and Coronavirus podcast and newsletter
Erin Allday, health reporter, San Francisco Chronicle
Peter Chin-Hong, infectious diseases specialist, UCSF