Dr. Anthony Fauci: ‘Undeniable Effects of Racism’ Contributed To Worsening of Pandemic Among Minorities

Posted on AllSides May 17th, 2021
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Dr. Anthony Fauci, the primary U.S. health official in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic said that the “undeniable effects of racism” have resulted in health disparities that have harmed people of color in America as COVID-19 worsened.

“COVID-19 has shone a bright light on our own society’s failings,” Fauci, director of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said in a virtual address at Atlanta’s Emory University’s graduation ceremonies on Sunday (May 16).

He told the graduates that many members of minority communities work in essential services...

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