New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine: A Discussion on Race, Medicine, and COVID-19
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Black, Indigenous, and Hispanic individuals are dying from COVID-19 at significantly higher rates than white Americans, with Black and African Americans nearly three times as likely to be hospitalized. Sadly, the pandemic is not exposing a new issue—it’s shining a glaring light on the healthcare disparities that these communities have long faced. As the medical profession tries to reach these groups in an effort to promote COVID-19 vaccination, addressing these disparities is absolutely critical. Learn more.