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Ten Equity Implications of the Coronavirus COVID-19 Outbreak in the United States

Year: 2020

The coronavirus outbreak is now officially a pandemic and because of the racial and economic inequities embedded in U.S. systems, the effects of the coronavirus could be compounded for Black, Brown, Asian, and indigenous communities, as well as other population groups.

The NAACP has released a resource to guide officials responsible for addressing health, economic, and other impacts, in remediating some of the issues that are disproportionately affecting communities of color.