• CDC Says Racism a Serious Threat to Public Health

    4 days ago - By Mediaite

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    A statement released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday called racism a “serious threat to the public's health.”
    CDC Director, Rochelle Walensky , pointed to the large disparity in the way the crisis has affected minority groups in the United States, saying, “The disparities seen over the past year were not a result of COVID-19. Instead, the pandemic illuminated inequities that have existed for generations and revealed for all of America a known, but often unaddressed, epidemic impacting public health: racism.”
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