Synergistic Disparities and Public Health Mitigation of COVID-19 in the Rural United States
Describes how public health responses to the COVID-19 pandemic emphasize racial, economic, and geographic disparities, especially among rural and poor populations. Covers public health mitigation measures, including disease surveillance, physical distancing, hand and respiratory hygiene, and public health communication. Discusses the ethical demands of public health practice during and following a public health emergency.
Kata Chillag, Lisa Lee
Journal of Bioethical Inquiry, 17(4), 649-656
Access · Emergency preparedness and response · Ethics · Health disparities · Infectious diseases · Infrastructure · Poverty · Public health