In this month’s final COVID-19 Health Equity review, we discuss recent literature on the impact of COVID-19 among people who have certain chronic conditions, including psychiatric disorders, obesity, and HIV. Psychiatric Disorders Individuals who have major psychiatric disorders tend to Read More
Sociodemographic Factors and Mental Health Outcomes During the COVID-19 Pandemic It is well known that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a detrimental impact on individual and population health. However, research has just recently gained momentum on assessing the pandemic’s potential Read More
Public Health Workforce COVID-19 has shown the need for a large, well-trained public health workforce not only to control the current pandemic but also future emerging diseases and to address health disparities and other disease burdens.  This report illustrates why Read More
Socioeconomic Status and Racial Disparities Socioeconomic status has played a major role with SARS-CoV-2.  Those who have a low socioeconomic status have high incidence rates of SARS-CoV-2 as well as high case-fatality rates.  This study examined the association between socioeconomic Read More
Unique Educational and Persuasive Approaches from Other Countries In a unique approach to persuade individuals to comply with recommended preventive measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19, the Quebec government partnered with local music artists to communicate its message. Music Read More

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