Are Black People Immune to the Coronavirus?
There’s a rumor going around that black people can’t get the coronavirus. After all, we haven’t heard or seen of too many cases of any African Americans who have contracted the virus.
So we did a little research to 1) see where this rumor came from, and 2) to see if it was true.
It seems as though social media help spread a story about “report” that said a man who had the Coronovirus stayed alive because of his African American skin.
Here’s the direct quote:
“Doctors said he remained alive because he has black skin, the antibodies of a black are 3 times stronger, powerful and resistant compared to that of white.”
To be honest, scientists are saying there’s no evidence that statement is true and have denied where it came from. As a matter of fact, none of the articles ever mentioned that black or darker skin, or even African American lineage made people immune to the disease.
And recently, a case of the Coronavirus has shown up in the continent of Africa, in the country of Egypt. We are unaware if the person who contracted the virus is of darker skin or not.
Egypt has confirmed its first case of the new coronavirus. This newfound entry into Africa comes with little surprise as Africa is a continent with increasingly close ties to China where…