Trump claims 'Russian bounty' story is hoax as pressure for answers grows

Posted In: News Date:Jul 1st, 2020

As we’ve been reporting throughout the day, health experts and the White House are warning young Americans about the growing risk of contracting and dying from Covid-19, with vice president Mike Pence saying they “have a particular responsibility to make sure that they’re not carrying the coronavirus into settings where they would expose the most vulnerable”.

For The Guardian’s latest on Covid-19 and race, I unpack those numbers and talk with experts about how young people of color face are facing the brunt of the spike. According to the CDC, the majority of coronavirus hospitalizations among Black and Latino Americans are of those under the age of 50.