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An open letter criticized the politicization of the health agency in the US's response to the coronavirus pandemic.An open letter criticized the politicization of the health agency in the US's response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Over 1,000 current and former CDC officers criticize politicization - Business Insider

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An open letter expresses dismay at the nation’s public-health response to the Covid-19 pandemic and calls for the federal agency to play a more central role.

More Than 1,000 Current and Former CDC Officers Condemn U.S. Covid-19 Response

American minorities have been hit particularly hard by COVID-19  - and the share of Hispanic people dying of the disease in the US has only grown, from 16.3% to 26.4% over the summer, the CDC found.American minorities have been hit particularly hard by COVID-19  - and the share of Hispanic people dying of the disease in the US has only grown, from 16.3% to 26.4% over the summer, the CDC found.

Coronavirus US: CDC reports surge in Hispanic American deaths | Daily Mail Online

A report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) finds older adults and minorities are being disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 deaths. Researchers analyzed 114,411 COVID-19-associated deaths from May through August, finding 51. 3% were non-Hispanic whites, 24. 2% Hispanic or Latino, and 18. 7% non-Hispanic black. Among the 114,411 analyzed, 78. 2% of deaths were 65-years-old or older.A report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) finds older adults and minorities are being disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 deaths. Researchers analyzed 114,411 COVID-19-associated deaths from May through August, finding 51. 3% were non-Hispanic whites, 24. 2% Hispanic or Latino, and 18. 7% non-Hispanic black. Among the 114,411 analyzed, 78. 2% of deaths were 65-years-old or older.

CDC: Older adults, minorities disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 deaths | WZTV

CDC: Older adults, minorities disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 deaths

A new CDC report found that race and age are two of the highest risk factors associated with dying of COVID-19. Dr. Uché Blackstock says it's proof that "living in a country with racism ages people."A new CDC report found that race and age are two of the highest risk factors associated with dying of COVID-19. Dr. Uché Blackstock says it's proof that "living in a country with racism ages people."

CDC: Black, Latino people make up nearly 43 percent of COVID-19 deaths

"The absence of national leadership on COVID-19 is unprecedented and dangerous," a letter states."The absence of national leadership on COVID-19 is unprecedented and dangerous," a letter states.

Over 1,000 current and ex-CDC officers decry the "politicization" of the agency - Axios

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A new U.S. government report shows that patterns of coronavirus deaths shifted over the summer, with rising percentages of the deaths in Hispanic people, and those living in the South and West. The report, released Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, looks at coronavirus-associated deaths reported between May 1

The Latest: US report shows patterns of virus deaths shifted

Black and Hispanic Americans were disproportionately more likely to die of COVID-19 during the spring and summer months, a new indicator that the coronavirus’s toll is falling most heavily on underserved and minority communities.Black and Hispanic Americans were disproportionately more likely to die of COVID-19 during the spring and summer months, a new indicator that the coronavirus’s toll is falling most heavily on

CDC: Blacks, Hispanics dying of COVID-19 at disproportionately high rates | TheHill

Black and Hispanic Americans were disproportionately more likely to die of COVID-19 during the spring and summer months, a new indicator that the coronavirus’s toll is falling most heavily on underserved and minority communities.Black and Hispanic Americans were disproportionately more likely to die of COVID-19 during the spring and summer months, a new indicator that the coronavirus’s toll is falling most heavily on

CDC: Blacks, Hispanics dying of COVID-19 at disproportionately high rates | TheHill