Terrence Nichols has recovered physically from a comparatively gentle case of COVID-19, identified in March. But as a Black man in Chicago, understanding its impression in his community has left Nichols feeling fearful, susceptible and indignant over the president’s push to reopen. Now there’s evidence that Blacks with fever and cough are much less doubtless than whites to be referred for COVID-19 testing, said Dr. Malika Fair, a health equity director on the Association of American Medical Colleges. James says Floyd’s brutal demise has added psychological trauma to the mix, and mental health care in many communities is scarce.
“We are exhausted and we’re not OK,” stated Dr. Patrice Harris, a psychiatrist who just ended her yearlong time period as president of the American Medical Association. Then got here COVID-19 and George Floyd — one killing Black folks in alarming numbers, the other shining a harsh gentle on systemic racism.
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