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 COVID-19 is amplifying economic, health, and social inequalities around the world. We bring attention to these inequalities and the ways to possibly mitigate the social impact equitably.

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Food Insecurity in America

The pandemic has served to highlight already existing vast disparities in food security and access across the United States. Sparse...

Racial Inequalities In Brazil

The pandemic has exposed and illustrated deeply rooted racial inequalities impacting marginalized populations throughout Brazil. Domestic...

Home Learning in Africa

More children, between the ages of 6 and 14 in sub saharan Africa are out of school than any other region in the world because of the...

Racism Will Persist

The racial tensions and racial injustices committed against African-Americans in recent times have only served as a reminder of the...

Black American Bus Drivers

The pandemic has only served to exacerbate and reveal already existing disparities in health between white and black Americans. Black...

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Thank you for your interest in the social impact of COVID-19. For more information, including making contributions, feel free to get in touch and we will get back to you soon!

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This site was created by Diana Grigsby-Toussaint, a social epidemiologist at the Brown University School of Public Health. It brings together colleagues from sociology - Antwan Jones (George Washington University), health geography - Imelda Moise (University of Miami) and education - Sarai Coba-Rodriguez (University of Illinois-Chicago) to examine the social impact of COVID-19.

Madeline Noh, a Brown University undergraduate double majoring in public health and anthropology, is the site manager.

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Health inequalities and the social determinants of health are not a footnote to the determinants of health. They are the main issue.

Sir Michael Marmot

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