Discrimination is a key factor behind the disproportionate impact of COVID-19

Discrimination is a key factor behind the disproportionate impact of COVID-19

Dr Jennifer Dixon, Chief Executive at the Health Foundation, comments on the report by Public Health England on Understanding the impact of COVID-19 on BAME groups and stresses out how the report makes no specific recommendation on tackling entrenched discrimination and racism. Black and minority ethnic communities speak loudly in this report and say discrimination is among the fundamental causes of ill-health.

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