COVID-19’s unequal toll on black Americans: A Q&A with Tina Sacks

April 10, 2020

Tina Sacks's research focuses on racial disparities in health, so Berkeley News asked her about the disparate impact of COVID-19 on Black Americans. Economic inequality, the legacies of residential segregation, unequal access to health insurance and medical care, concentration in areas of the labor market where work cannot be done remotely, and overrepresentation in carceral settings are all factors, Sacks explains.

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