I´m a doctor in Minneapolis treating coronavirus patients. Until racism is abolished, it will always be a greater threat to justice than this vir

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I´m a doctor in Minneapolis treating coronavirus patients. Until racism is abolished, it will always be a greater threat to justice than this vir

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I´m a doctor in Minneapolis treating coronavirus patients. Until racism is abolished, it will always be a greater threat to justice than this vir

COVID-19 has disproportionately affected Black people.

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  • Arjun Arya is a postgraduate year one, or PGY1, in emergency medicine at Hennepin Healthcare in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He´s passionate about diversity, anti-racism, and leadership.

  • He writes that while a virus doesn´t discriminate, it´s operating in a world that does — and Black people have been disproportionately affected by COVID-19.

  • While he anticipates treating protesters for COVID-19, he stands in solidarity with them.

  • He says that racism is always a greater threat than a virus.

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"I can´t breathe" were the last words of George Floyd.

In emergency departments throughout America, they are the same last words of many other Black people, who too are disproportionate

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