“Exposing U.S. Racism in a Stark New Way”: COVID-19 Kills Disproportionate Number of Black Americans
GUESTS Dr. Camara Phyllis Jones family physician and epidemiologist, currently the Evelyn Green Davis fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University and a past president of the American Public Health Association.
In Part 2 of our interview, family physician and epidemiologist Dr. Camara Phyllis Jones explains why the coronavirus is taking a devastating toll on black Americans. “People who are devalued and those people with limited opportunity are going to be impacted the worst,” says Dr. Jones. She also outlines principles for “valuing all individuals and populations equally” and achieving health equity. Her recent piece for Newsweek magazine is headlined “Coronavirus Disease Discriminates. Our Health Care Doesn’t Have To.”
WEB EXCLUSIVEAPR 09, 2020
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