Updated: Sep 18
The racial impact of Covid-19 has opened old wounds that have never healed. Although the pandemic is hurting all people from all communities, it is not affecting them equally.
Lack of access to primary care in underserved communities reared its' ugly head when Covid-19 landed in America, the historical marker continues to speak to the injustices that minority families have to face on a daily basis.
The ranging disparities of the pandemic are wide and deep. Studies show that Latino and Black people face health, and economic hardships at much higher rates than their white counterparts, thus raising their mental health concerns dramatically.
Many experts and scholars continue to raise concerns about the structural racism that persistently exists; Indicating that the persistent existence could be a pandemic with no vaccine insight.