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Urban Outlook: How COVID-19 Has Affected The African American Community

Posted at 1:30 PM, Jun 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-15 14:30:25-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — The coronavirus pandemic has greatly impacted the world, and here in our country there is a disturbing trend that indicates that people of color have an increased risk of contracting COVID-19, and dying from it. On today's show, we are joined by physician Dr. Calvin Smith, who also leads all the COVID-19 testing efforts at Meharry Medical College. We'll talk about this trend, statistics, and what can we do to keep the Black community safe.