Rural Officials Should Release Race-Specific COVID-19 Data, Study Says
Pew Charitable Trusts
Sep 8, 2020
Summarizes a study that encourages county and state health departments to release race-specific information on COVID-19 cases to better examine the impacts on people of color in rural areas. Describes how Black and Hispanic populations are at a greater risk of dying from the virus, calls for policy intervention that prioritizes vulnerable populations with limited resources.
Health disparities · Infectious diseases · Policy · Racial and ethnic groups · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data