The Push to Re-open America & the Black death toll

40 minutes

A CDC study released Wednesday found that over 80% of the COVID-19 patients hospitalized in Georgia last month were black. It's the latest analysis showing that communities of color are being hit disproportionately hard by the coronavirus.

The study comes just days after Georgia Governor Brian Kemp started reopening some of the state's businesses — a move condemned as premature and dangerous by local black leaders as well as public health officials and even President Trump.

The study from the CDC, which is headquartered in Atlanta, surveyed eight hospitals in the state — seven in the Atlanta metro area and one southern Georgia. In the sample of 305 COVID-19 patients who were hospitalized in March, 247 — or 83.2% — were black. By comparison, 32 patients (10.8%) were white, 10 (3.4%) were Hispanic and eight (2.7%) were Asian or Pacific Islander.

"The proportion of hospitalized patients who were black was higher than expected based on overall hospital admissions," the study says.

--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bj-murphy9/support

More episodes from 20 Minute Morning Show

TV One's UNSUNG: Keith Washington talks about his upcoming episode on Sunday night 9pm April 11th

All-new episode of TV One’s original, docu-series' UNSUNG continues this Sunday, April 11UNSUNG leads the night with Keith Washington at 9 p.mET/8C.

UNSUNG: Keith Washington

Singer …

From Domestic Violence abuser to Family Man, A.W Burgess Speaks

The Family Man: Solutions To Permanently Eradicate Domestic Violence, Child Abuse, and Bullying discusses in detail how A.W. Burgess went from being …

No Grease: The Small Business Champion of the People

On todays's episode Damien and Jermaine Johnson give us their thoughts on the conclusion to the controversy two weeks ago with Simon Properties terminating thier lease in a space at South …

Kirk Franklin and his son must come together

An ugly family exchange was thrust into public view Saturday when Kirk Franklin’s estranged son published audio of the gospel legend berating him in a profanity-laden phone call that ends …

Black Britain defends Megan Markle|Confusing vaccine instructions|Leave these women alone Cuomo

Piers Morgan has wished Alex Beresford "good luck" after the pair clashed on Tuesday's Good Morning Britain, hours before he quit the show.. The …

The Queen, Megan & Harry and Royal Racism

Royal Racism:
Shocking allegations emerged from Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey Sunday night. The Duchess of Sussex accused the palace of flagrant …

How you can listen to this podcast

You can listen to episodes right here on the website, or if you prefer, in a podcast app. Listening in an app makes it easier to keep track of what you’ve already heard, listen without using your data plan and many other conveniences.

Recommended apps
Start listening to TV One's UNSUNG: Keith Washington talks about his upcoming episode on Sunday night 9pm April 11th
12:33
Start listening to TV One's UNSUNG: Keith Washington talks about his upcoming episode on Sunday night 9pm April 11th
12:33