Racism, Not Race, Drives Inequity Across the COVID-19 Continuum

Since the early stages of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, significant racial and ethnic inequities have persisted across the continuum of COVID-19 morbidity, hospitalization, and mortality. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have estimated that COVID-19 case and hospitalization rates are at least 2.5 and 4.5 times higher, respectively, among Black, Hispanic, and Native American populations than among White populations.1 Black individuals have died from COVID-19 at more than twice the rate as White individuas.

Racism, Not Race, Drives Inequity Across the COVID-19 Continuum
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