Q&A: Amidst COVID-19, anti-Asian racism adds to public health crisis

Q&A: Amidst COVID-19, anti-Asian racism adds to public health crisis

While the COVID-19 pandemic has put an incredible burden on all health care workers, it has also fueled a resurgence of anti-Asian racism in the U.S. and highlighted disparities in health care research and opportunities for Asian Americans.Patricia Mae G. Santos, MD, MS, a resident physician at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, and colleagues argued in a recent viewpoint article that racism should be addressed as a public health crisis.Tracing the history of anti-Asian sentiment, Santos and colleagues discussed the impact racism has had on Asian American physicians andRead More

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