Southern Medical Association
COVID-19 Health Disparities in the American South
Pandemics can amplify health disparities; for all its strengths as a vibrant, multicultural region, the American South is still grappling with the legacy of the Jim Crow era and policies that perpetuate social, economic, and health disparities. COVID-19 is laying bare racial and socioeconomic health disparities and cracks in our healthcare system and social safety net.
Duration: 14 min