The Covid-19 Pandemic
Did You Know?
North Carolina is No. 5 in the U.S. for losing health insurance during the COVID-19 pandemic with at least 238,000 North Carolinians becoming uninsured due to job losses from February to May
Epidemics emerge along the fissures of our society, reflecting not only the biology of the infectious agent, but patterns of marginalization, exclusion and discrimination. The coronavirus pandemic is no exception. COVID-19 has revealed deep social and economic failures and will reinforce existing health inequities. Before COVID-19, nearly 700 people were dying every day from poverty and inequality, yet the legislative response does not account for the 140 million people who are poor or one emergency closer to being poor today.
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COVID-19 – FACT SHEET