For individuals with rheumatic disease, the burden of poor outcomes in COVID-19 is higher for racial/ethnic minorities compared with Whites, according to a study published online Nov. 4 in Arthritis & Rheumatology. … Compared with White patients, Black, Latinx, and Asian patients had increased odds of being hospitalized in multivariable models (odds ratios, 2.74, 1.71, and 2.69, respectively). The odds of requiring ventilator support were increased more than threefold for Latinx patients (odds ratio, 3.25). There were no differences seen in mortality based on race/ethnicity.