The pandemic is increasingly taking an emotional toll, with a majority of U.S. adults (53%) saying that worry and stress related to coronavirus has had a negative impact on their mental health. It’s the highest share so far. Women, young adults, Black people and those struggling financially are among the most affected. Learn more in this Chart of the Week.
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Adults at Greater Risk of Severe Illness When Infected With Coronavirus If Kids Go Back to In-Person School
Millions of people at school and at home could be at heightened risk of becoming seriously ill from COVID-19 if they become infected from kids returning to school in person. 3.3 million seniors live with school-age children and 1.5 million teachers are at risk due to their age or underlying health conditions. Learn more in this Chart of the Week.
Quantifying PEPFAR’s Role for Women and Girls: Analysis of Monitoring, Evaluation, and Reporting Indicator Data, 2016-2019
In Medicare, Black and Hispanic Individuals Account for Disproportionate Share of COVID-19 Cases and Hospitalizations
Among Medicare beneficiaries, the latest data released in June 2020 from the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services indicates that Black and Hispanic individuals represent a disproportionate share of cases and hospitalizations due to the coronavirus.
This graphic shows that access to abortion will be increasingly difficult for people living in Louisiana if SCOTUS upholds the state’s hospital admitting privileges law.
In 2019, median savings among adults ages 65 and older were substantially lower for Black and Hispanic than White seniors. Approximately 1 in 4 Black and Hispanic seniors had no savings at all. Learn more in this Chart of the Week.