Topline

As the coronavirus pandemic wears on in the United States, a new poll from NPR, the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation shows the disproportionate financial toll the crisis has taken on Latino, Black, and Native American households—groups that are already at higher risk of serious illness or death caused by Covid-19. 

Key Facts

The study, which was conducted over the summer among 3,400 adults in the United States, found that majorities of Latino, Black, and Native American households reported facing “serious financial problems” during the Covid-19 pandemic. 

Those problems include trouble making rent, mortgage, or credit card payments,

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