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IN THE NEWS: As COVID Outbreaks Continue, Michigan's Ability to Contain Cases Is Tested

Emily Martin featured on Michigan Radio

Emily Martin, associate professor of Epidemiology, discusses Michigan COVID-19 cases and how they compare to states like Texas and Arizona, where record high cases and hospitalizations continue to rise. Read more

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COVID-19 and the Disproportionate Impact on Black Americans

Q&A with Enrique Neblett

Why is the coronavirus pandemic causing Black Americans to be disproportionately affected by COVID-19 and what can we do at the individual and community level to dismantle the systemic racism at the root of these health disparities? Read more

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IN THE NEWS: Where Did Tackling COVID-19 Go Wrong for the US?

Holly Jarman featured on CNN

University of Michigan School of Public Health professor Holly Jarman tells Fareed Zakaria of CNN that a "fragmented" public health system has hurt the US response to COVID-19. Read more

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IN THE NEWS: Here's How To Incorporate Anti-Racism Into Your Daily Life

Riana Anderson quoted in Elite Daily

This article from Elite Daily details how you can incorporate anti-racism into your own life to show that actions are louder than words. Read more