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Newspaper/Magazine Article

Medical bias: from pain pills to COVID-19, racial discrimination in health care festers.

O'Donnell J, Alltucker K. USA Today. 2020;Jun 14.

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted a range of weaknesses in the health care system including supply chain gaps, nursing home vulnerabilities and racial inequity. This story examines how racial bias can affect diagnosis, research, and treatment, ultimately resulting in a negative influence on patient safety.