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CDC data shows rise in maternal mortality and deaths of Black infants in U.S.

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The CDC released two reports about mortality rates for mothers and babies in America and they include some stark racial divides. New mothers are dying at higher rates than mothers in any other industrialized nation. And while the overall rate of infants dying is at record lows, the deaths of Black infants spiked during the pandemic. William Brangham explores the trends with two of the researchers.

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U.S. & Canada
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cdc, infant mortality, maternal mortality
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