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Why is COVID-19 killing more African Americans than Whites in the United States?

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Soma Hewa

Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, CA
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School of Policy Studies



School of Public Administration, Guangzhou University, Guangzhou, China

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Abstract

A social gradient in mortality and morbidity exists within countries owing to structural inequalities. Disease and health are not neutral to social, political, and economic relations, but they interact, and the human body is the stage on which these social contradictions are played out.
How to Cite: Hewa, S., 2020. Why is COVID-19 killing more African Americans than Whites in the United States?. Galle Medical Journal, 25(2), pp.7–11. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/gmj.v25i2.8018
Published on 16 Jun 2020.

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