Important Lessons From the People We Ignore

My crash course in how Covid-19 is affecting Native American reservations and what we can learn from the 1980’s HIV crisis

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Pine Ridge reservation has somewhere between 25,000 and 35,000 people over 100x100 miles in South Dakota. It’s home to the Ogala Sioux. Life expectancy is 48 for men, 50 for women.

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Andy Slavitt

Andy Slavitt

Former Medicare, Medicaid & ACA head for Pres. Barack Obama. https://twitter.com/ASlavitt