Friday FAQS: African Americans and MS

Historically MS was thought to primarily affect Caucasians, particularly those of Northern European descent, but more is being learned about other racial and ethnic populations. Studies of military personnel and subscribers of Southern California Kaiser Permanente healthcare system both indicate a higher incidence (the number of people NEWLY diagnosed with MS within a given period of time) of MS in African Americans than previously thought.

https://www.nationalmssociety.org/What-is-MS/Who-Gets-MS/African-American-Resources

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