Fauci: During the epidemic, racism hurts African Americans, Hispanics, and Native Americans particularly
The United States is still the country with the most severe COVID-19 pandemic in the world. In the severe epidemic, deep-rooted social problems such as racism and ethnic tearing in the United States have become more prominent and worsened. On the 16th, Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said that the epidemic had exposed the “undeniable racist influence” in the United States.
According to a number of US media reports, Fauci said in a video speech at the Emory University graduation ceremony in Atlanta that day that the undeniable impact of racism has affected African Americans and Hispanics in the United States. The injuries to the indigenous people are particularly serious.
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Anthony Fauci: The epidemic has exposed the failures of our society. All decisive social factors related to health are related to the disadvantages faced by ethnic minorities. Some ethnic minorities have found that they have been Access to adequate food and medical care are disadvantaged. These factors are also associated with the undeniable influence of racism in our society.
Fauci said that many minorities in the United States People are engaged in important tasks that are more likely to be exposed to the new coronavirus, coupled with problems such as high blood pressure, diabetes or obesity, make them more likely to be infected. Fauci said that once American society returns to “some form of normality,” people should not forget that the proportion of people of color in hospitals and deaths is significantly higher under the epidemic.