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How to Fix Racial Inequities in the U.S. Health System

Three experts discuss why health care needs a paradigm shift — and how to get there

Covid-19 has illuminated the stark racial inequities that exist in the United States’ health care system. The risk of dying from the novel coronavirus is up to nine and eight times higher for young Black and Latinx Americans…



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Dana G Smith

Health and science writer • PhD in 🧠 • Words in Scientific American, STAT, The Atlantic, The Guardian • Award-winning Covid-19 coverage for Elemental