The webinar will look at the structural inequities that has led to disproportionate impacts of the virus among racial and ethnic minority groups.
The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic’s impact on racial and ethnic minorities will be the focus of the next free MJH COVID-19 Coalition webinar.
According to data from APM Research Lab released in December 2020, 1 in 1,625 White Americans has died from COVID-19 compared with 1 in 1,275 Latino Americans, 1 in 925 Indigenous Americans, and 1 in 875 Black Americans. This is the result of a combination of discrimination and social factors that create racially inequitable impacts.
The MJH COVID-19 Coalition’s webinar Color and COVID-19: The Virus’ Disproportionate Impact will look at how the healthcare system can solve these problems at 6 p.m. eastern time on Jan. 12.
Speakers at the webinar will be: