People of color and minority groups are particularly at risk during the pandemic. Here’s what should be done to better address these communities.
A national crisis magnifies disparities and inequities in our society. The effects of the ongoing pandemic — including the responses from our government and our health care system — do not impact everyone equally. We believe the COVID-19 pandemic is radically exacerbating the deadly consequences of racial and socioeconomic disparities in health and health care in America, creating a crisis within a crisis.
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