Dr. Jen Ashton breaks down latest COVID-19 numbers

Based on numbers being reported from across the U.S., the virus seems to be hitting men and minorities particularly hard.
0:56 | 04/08/20

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Back with your question tonight doctor Jan asked him is back with us and doctor Anthony felt huge and as you know moments ago talking about the poll on African Americans in this country from the virus here's weeks. Diseases. Like diabetes. Hypertension. Obesity and asthma are disproportionately. Afflicting the minority populations particularly the African Americans so we're very concerned about that it's very sad. Jen we're gonna stay on this this is very concerning we we knew this anecdotally but now the data backing this up. Exactly David as we just heard from doctor patchy in addition we think it's possible that these groups may have. Less chance of having health insurance. And have more difficulty getting tested hopefully soon the CDC will release data including racial and ethnic information which can be so helpful. In preventing treating and managing this disease in this high risk group. Doctor Jan asked him and us again tonight in.

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