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6 May 2020

Hospital doctors launch own probe into BAME deaths

Home Affairs Correspondent

“It was the most frightening experience of my life” – the words of one A&E consultant, from a BAME background – who was struck down with Covid-19.

Amid growing evidence that people from ethnic minorities are being disproportionately affected by the virus – the government has launched an inquiry to find out why.

But doctors at one hospital trust in Birmingham are so concerned they have launched their own investigation.