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Compliant But Unprotected: Communities of Color Take Greater Action to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 But Remain at Risk
Despite the risk of police profiling, people of color are wearing masks. Yet COVID-19 infection and death disparities remain.
A look at COVID-19 stories: death disparities in NYC–and how it’s not density driving the death rates, Western Kentucky’s poor air quality, undercounted data for Asians, shaping cities and spaces after COVID-19, and who fared better, NC or GA? Plus naloxone policies, the coming caregiver shortage, aging Africa, and more.
We can’t power walk our way to population health. Here’s why a focus on individual behaviors is the wrong approach for Minority Health Month.
Housing instability and the housing crisis can worsen the COVID-19 crisis and highlight exisiting inequities.
To avoid faustian bargains and zero-sum trade-offs during the COVID-19 crisis, a coordinated response with automatic economic protections is needed.
Our institutional members lead several COVID-19 research and education efforts.
Dr. Steven Woolf discusses the complexities of “restarting” America, and what’s needed on multiple fronts to protect our health and our economy.