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Baton Rouge Mayor On The Alarming Rate Of Coronavirus Deaths, Infections Among Black Americans

Baton Rouge Mayor Sharon Weston Broome.(Gerald Herbert/AP)
Baton Rouge Mayor Sharon Weston Broome.(Gerald Herbert/AP)

COVID-19 has now killed about 13,000 people in the United States. But early data shows that the virus is killing black Americans at much higher rates than white Americans.

Host Tonya Mosley hears from Baton Rouge Mayor Sharon Weston Broome ( @MayorBroome).

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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