For the FITs: Health Care Disparities Highlighted by COVID-19
As data emerge, we are starting to identify risk factors for developing COVID-19 infection, as well as the populations that appear to be at a higher risk for developing complications. As the pandemic continues to affect millions of people worldwide, it is crucial to determine the economic and social conditions contribute to the disease's spread.
In this Cardiology article, Saul Rios, MD, writes that we have an opportunity to act, address them and mitigate the effects of this pandemic in the most vulnerable. We should strive for COVID-19 to work as a catalyst to promote change and restructure health care policies to address health care disparities. Read more.