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Black & Hispanic Men Saw Worse COVID-19 Outcomes, Study Shows

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More than two years into the pandemic, multiple analyses of federal, state and local data show that people of color were, and continue to be, disproportionately impacted by COVID-19.  New research from physicians and researchers from the Mid-Atlantic Permanente Research Institute (MAPRI) and the Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group shows these disparities also existed in the early months of the pandemic and were more likely to negatively impact Black and Hispanic men. The study, “Differences in COVID-19 testing and adverse outcomes by race, ethnicity, sex, and health system setting in a large diverse U ...