Must Demographics be Destiny?
Race has been a central narrative around coronavirus. However, the ignorant xenophobia tied to COVID-19 is not only dehumanizing - it’s distracting - as it draws the conversation away from evidence-based prevention strategies. Without social distancing measures, the coronavirus is an equal opportunity pathogen. However, as communities world-wide take action to protect themselves, a different demographic divide will predict health outcomes- socioeconomic status. Both at the na