• COVID-19 Law and Policy Briefings, Series One: Race and Bias in COVID-19 Care and Response

      George Consortium; Center for Health Policy and Law (Northeastern University School of Law); Center for Public Health Law Research (Temple University Beasley School of Law); APHA Law Section (2020-04-29)
      Recent reporting data are showing that racial minorities in the United States are disproportionately affected by COVID-19 – both in hospitalization rates and deaths. It seems the virus does discriminate by exacerbating existing racial disparities and bias. This Briefing focuses on the disparate impact of COVID-19, and explores the way public policy decisions may be used to begin to chip away at some of the disproportionate negative effects.