Racial disparities of COVID-19
“Some media outlets and public figures have heralded the ongoing pandemic as a great equalizer, referencing the pathogen’s indiscriminate spread and disregard for national borders and tax brackets.
The sobering mortality statistics, however, dispense any notion of an equal-opportunity crisis, revealing a familiar theme among public health challenges in America: significant racial disparities exist, and communities of color are disproportionately affected.”
Ritodhi Chatterjee is a medical student.
He shares his story and discusses his KevinMD article, “COVID is not a great equalizer.” (https://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2020/05/covid-is-not-a-great-equalizer.html)