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Dr. Thomas A. LaVeist
This one hour lecture gives an in depth look on how the Covid-19 Pandemic has affected African American communities. Dr. Thomas LaVeist, Dean who is the Presidential Chair in Health Equity, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine atTulane University explains the different ways that these communities are disproportionally affected across the nation and what the appropriate responses are. The lecture also discusses how New Orleans has responded to Covid-19 in terms of the African American community.
- Address the difference in responses towards Covid-19 across the state level (Louisiana) vs. the federal level
- Highlight the disproportional affect that Covid-19 has on the African American community
- Address the reasons why and how African Americans are disproportionally affected