Tagged COVID-19

The Burden of Stigma

The following illustration was submitted as part of The Pandemic: Science and Society course offered from Aug. 17 – Sep. 4. If you find this interesting, visit related articles including: Racial and Socioeconomic Identity and their Influence on Health, The Need For Cross-Sector Collaboration In Addressing Social Determinants of Health, and A Legacy of Racism:…

Preventing Another Pandemic Means Protecting the Planet

The following piece was written as part of The Pandemic: Science and Society course offered from Aug. 17 – Sep. 4. Climate change and environmental degradation is a public health crisis.  While we are stuck navigating the immediate tragedies of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been little attention to the impact habitat destruction and climate…

Racial and Socioeconomic Identity and their Influence on Health

Throughout history, one of the most marginalized groups of America’s population has been the poor. Those who belong to a lower socioeconomic group ultimately bear the brunt of widespread disease. With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to rage worldwide, it is imperative—now more than ever—to evaluate and act on the long-standing factor of income in our…

Coronavirus Vaccine Progress

One of the biggest questions people are asking is when we are going to get a vaccine. Presumably, designing an effective vaccine and wide scale vaccination campaigns will ultimately eradicate the virus or at least allow those vaccinated to return to a new normal. Research is flowing into COVID-19 research of all types, with Congress…

The Positives of COVID-19

What once was touted as the great equalizer—the coronavirus—quickly brought to light the deep-rooted disparities in our society and renewed a push toward change. Based on the discrepant consequences of COVID-19 across demographics, there exists an underlying inequality within our healthcare system. Long after COVID-19 becomes a headline of the past, certain groups of people…

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