Race should not be related to one's risk for disease. But unfortunately, COVID-19 has unveiled itself as a disease of disparities. As the pandemic continues, data shows that thevirus disproportionally impacts Black, indigenous, Latinx and other people of color.
Dean Bernadette Boden-Albala calls upon healthcare professionals to do more to counter vaccine hesitancy. She offers specific strategies that providers can utilize to educate and encourage vaccination and to reach those in underserved communities where the pandemic is having an outsized impact.
UCI Bridging the Gap: Xenophobia as a Public Health Threat (featuring: Morey, Brittany)
OC Register: Systemic racism impacts Asian Americans as well (featuring: Morey, Brittany)