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IDSA Media Briefing: We are Not in This Together – COVID-19 and Communities of Color

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A media briefing with experts from the Infectious Diseases Society of America to discuss coronavirus and COVID-19 developments and answer questions.

Topical Agenda for May 15 Briefing:
IDSA will discuss the disproportionate impact COVID-19 has had on communities of color.
- Where are the most profound health disparities?
- What factors have contributed to these inequities?
- How should policies about COVID-19 testing and remdesivir availability be considered in the context of racial disparities?
- Questions from media


Virginia D. Banks, MD, MBA, FIDSA—Youngstown, Ohio
Fellow and 2019 Watanakunakorn Clinician Award Winner—Infectious Diseases Society of America
Infectious Diseases Physician, Northeast Ohio Infectious Disease Associates

Damani A. Piggott, MD, PhD—Baltimore, Maryland
Member—Infectious Diseases Society of America
Assistant Dean for Graduate Biomedical Education and Graduate Student Diversity, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Chris Busky, CAE (Moderator)
Chief Executive Officer, Infectious Diseases Society of America


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