Southern Medical Association

COVID-19 Health Disparities in the American South

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

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