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originally posted by: projectvxn
a reply to: panoz77
COVID19 does disproportionately affect black people and people with darker skin. The reason is vitamin D absorption. Black and brown people tend to be deficient already.
This wouldn't be an issue at all if D3 supplements were used.
If you're black or dark skinned in general, your D3 absorption is critically low. 75% of the US is considered deficient in vitamin D regardless of skin color. Being black or brown makes it harder for your skin to produce the D3 it needs.
To the poster who said black people are affected because they are poor; this is not a scientific position. Socioeconomic status does not appear to be the culprit. Vitamin D absorption seems to be it.
Please take off your stupid SJW hat.
This has puzzled me too. Places like Africa and India should have more cases and more deaths. Social distancing in some of these places is not possible and certain places in Africa do not even have running water.
Numbers will go down with less testing.
Don't test people for cancer and nobody has cancer.
originally posted by: PhyllidaDavenport
I think it less likely Africa has less cases and more likely they haven't the capacity in most countries in Africa to test
originally posted by: rickymouse
The Africans could be consuming some plant chemistry that is natural polymerase inhibiting or destroys this virus's enzyme by various ways. No medicine needed if you eat the antidote on a regular basis or some of the elders know the old remedies to treat viruses.
The African Americans may not consume that food anymore, it may not even be available here, plant defense system chemicals often don't work if they are altered by agriculture either, they are way less potent if the plant does not have to fight the microbe like they do in the wild.