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User Clip: Rep. Adams Speaks About the Impact of COVID-19 on Pregnant Women and Communities of Color

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November 17, 2020

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Rep. Adams Speaks About the Impact of COVID-19 on Pregnant Women and Communities of Color.

Madam Speaker – I rise today as the Founder and Co-Chair of the Black Maternal Health Caucus.

And I want to take this time to speak briefly about the impact of COVID-19 on the Black community, communities of color, and pregnant women.

For the past 8 months, our country has been battling this incredibly deadly virus.

It’s a national public health crisis unlike any we’ve ever experienced.

And it has highlighted the existing racial health disparities our communities were already facing.

The data does not lie.

We know that people of color are experiencing significantly higher rates of infections and deaths compared to White individuals.

Black people are more than twice as likely to die from COVID-19 as White people.

And, the mortality rate for Native Americans is nearly two times that of White persons.

Researchers have also found that Black and Hispanic people are nearly three times a close

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