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Evidence and experts to help you understand today’s public health news—and what it means for tomorrow.

Sep 9, 2020

Why are Black people so much more likely to die from COVID than whites in Louisiana and elsewhere? Dr. Tom LaVeist, dean of the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, talks with Dr. Josh Sharfstein about misconceptions and misunderstandings about race and health. Dr. LaVeist also talks about his work on a COVID-19 task force to make permanent policy changes that will help towards building a healthier and more equitable society after the pandemic.