The Majority Of Children Who Die From COVID-19 Are Children Of Color

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A child washes her hands at a daycare center in Connecticut last month. A detailed look at COVID-19 deaths in U.S. kids and young adults by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows the great majority are children of color.

According to data reported to the CDC, 121 children died from COVID-19 between February and July of this year. And 78% of the children who died were Hispanic, Black or Native American.

(Image credit: Jessica Hill/AP)