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US mobile testing: Minorities have a harder time getting tested

A New Jersey doctor is trying to stop the spread of coronavirus, not from a clinic, but from the back of a van.

COVID-19 is disproportionately killing African Americans.

To make matters worse, testing for the virus is scarce in poor, largely minority communities hit hardest by the virus.

But one doctor in New Jersey is working to address that issue.

Dr Alexander Salerno is offering mobile testing for COVID-19 infections from the back of his van.

Al Jazeera’s Gabriel Elizondo report from the US state of New Jersey.