Melissa S. Creary

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Opinion | What's behind the racial disparity in COVID-19 cases

Opinion | What's behind the racial disparity in COVID-19 cases

May 2, 2020 | Melissa S. Creary, Paul J. Fleming

The conditions in which you grew up, live, learn, work, and play—are key drivers of health disparities and are much more important and influential than individual behaviors or genetics. Put simply, race is not a risk factor—racism is.