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Data Brief Helps Put COVID-19 in Context: Racism, Segregation, and Racial Inequities in Philadelphia

Researchers from Dornsife's Urban Health Collaborative published a data brief on how racially segregated communities in Philadelphia are disproportionally being affected by COVID-19.

The findings have implications for both short- and long-term multi-sectoral solutions to mitigate inequities.

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