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Disadvantaged Black and South Asian immigrants have higher risk of developing COVID-19 – News-Medical.Net

Black, South Asian and Aboriginal populations from disadvantaged socioeconomic backgrounds in Canada are nearly four times more likely to have three or more medical conditions that have been identified as risk factors for severe illness from COVID-19.

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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Sep 25 2020
Black, South Asian and Aboriginal populations from disadvantaged socioeconomic backgrounds in Canada are nearly four times more likely to have three or more medical conditions that have been identified as risk factors for severe illness from COVID-19.
Shen (Lamson) Lin, a doctoral candidate in gerontology and course instructor at the University of Toronto’s Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work and Institute for Life Course and Aging, compared 1,…

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