Amanpour and Company

Linda Villarosa on Race and Infant Mortality

Clip: 01/15/2019 | 2m 42s Video has closed captioning.

A black baby born in America is more than twice as likely to die as an infant than a white baby – a disparity that’s even wider than it was in 1850. Why is this happening, and how can it be changed? Journalist Linda Villarosa joins the program to discuss.

Aired: 01/15/19

Rating: NR

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