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COVID-19 among African Americans: An action plan for mitigating disparities

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This journal article from Peek et al. makes recommendations to address COVID-19 disparities among African Americans based on principles of public health and bioethics.

This includes a focus on the following:

  • race/ethnicity data collection
  • exposure and testing
  • health systems collaboration
  • human capital repurposing
  • scarce resource allocation

The article includes key examples of strategies implemented by Chicago's Racial Equity Rapid Response Team

 

Reference

Peek, M. E., Simons, R. A., Parker, W. F., Ansell, D. A., Rogers, S. O., & Edmonds, B. T. (2021). COVID-19 among African Americans: An action plan for mitigating disparities. American journal of public health, 111(2), 286–292. https://doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2020.305990

Tags: COVID-19, Racism/racialization, Pandemic recovery, Journal Article

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