Health disparities persist amid COVID-19
Dr. Amy Lesen and Dr. Peter Fos are researchers in Dillard's Minority Health and Health
Disparities Research Center. Photos: Sabree Hill/Dillard University.
August 26, 2020
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the African American community has suffered disproportionately according to research by the Dillard University Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Center. Only days after the city of New Orleans began its quarantine, Dr. Amy Lesen wrote a column that sounded the alarm. A week later, Dr. Peter Fos published a white paper that continued the conversation about the health disparities that were uncovered by COVID-19. While the issue seems to have died down in the media, Lesen and Fos continue to have serious concerns about how the African American community is affected by COVID-19.
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