We’re sharing our picks for the most informative, relevant, and useful COVID-19 news from the last week, with a special focus on how inequities are at play during this epidemic.
There’s been an inspiring outpouring of COVID-19 resources for New Yorkers in the last few weeks. FPHNYC gathered our top resource lists for organizations fighting the epidemic, as well as healthcare workers on the front lines.
The coronavirus has ravaged the city, but new data released last week suggests that lower-income neighborhoods have been hit the hardest. [via The New York Times]
The $2 trillion relief package does not provide support for unauthorized workers or immigrants, putting a large swath of the population at risk and potentially leading to serious public health consequences. [via Vox]
COVID-19 doesn’t discriminate, but doctors are seeing an emergence of familiar patterns that indicate racial and economic bias. via [NPR]
We are so inspired by the healthcare workers returning from retirement to fight COVID-19. We want to call attention to Jane Bedell, who worked with us to bring the NYC Teens Connection program citywide! [via The New York Times]
Not only are testing patterns falling along racial and socioeconomic lines, but people of color are likely to be impacted even more by COVID-19, due to profound racial health disparities. [via Slate]
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