A Democracy Now! news story (15 minutes) briefly describes significant health inequities
Uché Blackstock, M.D., an emergency medicine physician in New York and founder and CEO of Advancing Health Equity, a company working to fight racism and bias in health services, brings light to the fact that racial health inequities are not new in the United States and they have existed well before the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Blackstock also discusses risk factors related to COVID-19. Sheri Fink, M.D., Ph.D., award-winning New York Times correspondent, discusses concerns related to understaffed hospitals including the patient population at hospitals and concerns with health equity.