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How structural racism could affect COVID-19 care

Clip: 04/02/2020 | 6m 14s Video has closed captioning.

Health officials have stressed that novel coronavirus doesn’t discriminate based on race or ethnicity. But disparities long present in the U.S. medical system are now driving what some call a crisis within a crisis: black and brown communities across the country are being hit harder, and with fewer resources to save them. Amna Nawaz talks to Dr. Uché Blackstock of Advancing Health Equity.

Aired: 04/02/20

Rating: NR

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