Medicine’s Nathan Berger discusses study showing new cancer patients, especially Black patients, are at a higher risk for COVID-9

New cancer patients—especially Black people—are more susceptible to severe COVID-19 infections

STATNathan Berger, the Hanna-Payne Professor of Experimental Medicine at the School of Medicine, discussed a study that showed that recently diagnosed cancer patients are more vulnerable to COVID-19 infection and face more severe illness than people without cancer—a risk that is significantly higher for Black people than for white people with both diseases.