Hispanic children were approximately eight times as likely as white children to be hospitalized for COVID-19, while Black children were five times as likely to be hospitalized, according to the report.
Republicans have tried for years to privatize the wildly popular federal health and retirement programs.
Infections and deaths continue to climb across the U.S. as schools begin reopening and low-income communities find themselves lacking access to intensive care unit beds.
Officials attribute the worrisome trend largely to Americans getting discouraged over having to wait hours to get a test and days or weeks to learn the results.
“There's nothing that will be worse for the nursing home crisis than the liability shield that McConnell is pushing."
A growing body of evidence indicates that schools are likely to be major sources of outbreaks and that children are not as invulnerable to COVID-19 as once thought.
Here are 10 essential non-political developments you should know happened this week about coronavirus, in no particular order.