U.S. maternal mortality rate hits 60-year high with COVID, highest among black women

U.S. maternal mortality rate hits 60-year COVID high, highest for black women – CBS News

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Maternal mortality in the United States reached a 60-year high during the COVID-19 pandemic, with black women dying nearly three times more than white women. Caitlin Huey Barnes, a political correspondent for CBS News, reports on a sharp rise in pregnancy-related deaths among black Americans. Eugene Declercq chatted with John Dickerson on Prime Time.

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