COVID-19 and Health Disparities in the United States
Infectious Disease Society of America and HIV Medicine Association. (2020). COVID-19 and Health Disparities in the United States. (Added 6/29/2020)
This document highlights the disproportionate effect COVID-19 has had on African American, Latinx, and Native American populations and other underserved communities. The authors recommend five actions in response: improve access to healthcare coverage and healthcare services; ensure the collection of COVID-19 data by race, ethnicity, and disability by zip code; provide access to affordable COVID-19 testing, prevention, care, and treatment; protect frontline workers; and address social and economic determinants of health.
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