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The Prospect Interview #137: Covid-19 and race, with Angela Saini

The author of Superior: The Return of Race Science takes us behind the headlines—and the science

By Prospect Team  

What’s behind the disproportionate number of Covid-19 ethnic minority deaths? Science writer Angela Saini—most recently author of Superior: The Return of Race Science—joins the Prospect Interview to talk about the intersection between medicine and race, and why she’s surprised that even the respectable scientific community has fallen so easily into pseudo-science.

You can read Angela’s essay on the racial politics of Covid-19 here 

       

Find all episodes of the Prospect Interview here

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