Because it doesn't sound as dramatic as "40,000 UK deaths from coronavirus but true toll may be much higher" "Coronavirus could be spread by sex after recovery" and "Black people four times more likely to die from Covid-19!!!!"
(I'm not disputing the facts, it is a ridiculous level of reporting these types of headlines, and that last one quite racist - and that one comes from a newspaper that likes to call everyone that word). One could also write: "Riding a roller coaster could lead to you losing your legs" 100 times per day for weeks. It doesn't make it morally right or offer a level of perspective.)
If you're black or Asian you're already statistically at higher risk of developing diabetes, or high blood pressure (because lots of reasons). Both of those things are risk factors in dealing with and treating COVID-19. I wish it wasn't the case, but those are hard facts that a lot of us deal with every time we go to the GP. Those two things already put people like me at a disadvantage before you take into account higher rates of poverty, access to healthcare, and community mistrust in government/healthcare institutions.
You seem to have a beef with the media...whatever. Blithely calling sections of the media racist for reporting on real issues that affect BAME communities every single day because you have an axe to grind with journalism is disingenuous. Regardless of your views on mainstream media, these are things that are very real and aren't going to disappear because it doesn't fit someone's personal biases.
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