Britain doesn’t care about health inequalities. For minorities, that ignorance is deadly

Here are some pre-coronavirus realities about the health experiences of ethnic minority people in Britain. Pakistani, black Caribbean and black African families have twice the rate of infant mortality as white people; black women have been dying in childbirth at five times the rates of white women; and black men and women have lower life expectancy than men and women from white and other ethnic groups.

Now that coronavirus has hit, ethnic minority British people are dying out of all proportion to our representation in the general population. On Thursday the Guardian released a new analysis of data confirming what many of us perceived from anecdote: that the extent of ethnic minority deaths is currently inexplicable.

Read the full article on this link to The Guardian

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