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Dean LaVeist addresses ethnic and racial misperceptions about the novel coronavirus

March 24, 2020 12:45 PM
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SPHTM Communications sphcomm@tulane.edu

Dr. Thomas LaVeist, Dean of the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and Weatherhead Presidential Chair in Health Equity, addresses misperceptions during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many have considered COVID-19 a foreign virus, however, it does not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, nationality or religious values. Dean LaVeist also discusses the importance of understanding facts and checking our own social biases.