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How COVID-19 made maternal mortality rates even worse for people of color

Published: Tuesday, November 15, 2022 - 9:03am
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Sabrina Moreno
Sabrina Moreno

Maternal mortality rates in the U.S. were already higher than other wealthy countries before COVID-19 made things even worse.

COVID-19 is much more risky for pregnant people, and now, new data from the Government Accountability Office shows how much worse American mothers fared during the pandemic — especially those of color.

The Show spoke about the data with Axios health care reporter Sabrina Moreno.

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