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Patients of Color See COVID-19 Testing Access, Health Disparities
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Patients of Color See COVID-19 Testing Access, Health Disparities

September 23, 2020 – New research out of the Epic Health Research Network (EHRN) and the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) builds on months of literature outlining COVID-19 racial health disparities and adds new insights about COVID-19 testing access disparities. Specifically, the study affirms the fact that patients of color experience COVID-19 at higher rates than their White counterparts, and in more...

Stop blaming COVID-19 deaths on diabetes | Opinion
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Stop blaming COVID-19 deaths on diabetes | Opinion

Dr. Anthony Fauci has a clear message about why Black, Indigenous and Latino communities are suffering from COVID-19 more than other communities. The director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases calls it a “double whammy”: the combination of holding essential jobs and having high rates of comorbidities like diabetes. The first increases one’s chance of exposure...