Q&A: Experts ‘distressed’ about COVID-19’s impact on immigrants

The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately affected immigrants in the United States, and the disease causing even more difficulty for this population to access quality health care, according to the authors of a JAMA Internal Medicine paper.Chanelle Diaz, MD, MPH, and colleagues at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Health System said they were “distressed” by the effect of the pandemic in the low-income borough of the Bronx in New York City, “one of the most ethnically diverse urban areas in the U.S.” Often, patients must face their illness aloneRead More

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