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How the U.S. Messed Up Covid-19 So Badly

Harvard social epidemiologist Nancy Krieger breaks down excess deaths and workplace safety findings

Customers wear face masks to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 as they line up to enter a Costco store on April 16, 2020 in Wheaton, Maryland. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

To call the state of coronavirus affairs in the United States grim feels like the understatement of the year. As the nation rounds the bend on Thanksgiving amid skyrocketing infection rates, we again find ourselves in a protracted…

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Kate Green Tripp

Kate Green Tripp

Writer / Editor / Strategist. I chase ideas and shape stories about health, science, culture, and innovation. Mostly, I belong outside.