Vaccines and US

Community Challenges

Throughout the past year, it became clear that while the entire world has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, not all communities have experienced the same effects or physical and economic consequences. Why is the virus more prevalent in some communities than others? How have long-standing health and social inequities made it harder for minority communities to manage endemic diseases and pandemic outbreaks? Why are some communities blamed for viral outbreaks? The resources below may give a better understanding of different perspectives on the virus and its impacts on our culture and communities.

Race, Ethnicity, and COVID-19

Exploratorium

COVID-19 Demographics and Public Health Updates

Watch a discussion on the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on African American, Latino, and Native American communities, and what steps can lessen that impact.

Museum of Science: Boston

Addressing Community Inequalities During COVID-19 Recovery

Watch a panel discussion on recovery from the disruption created by the COVID-19 crisis.