The Additional Coronavirus Risk Faced by Black and Asian Americans

Fear of discrimination makes mask-wearing a fraught choice

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There’s no question that wearing a mask can prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Experts have been saying it for months. Today, finally, even notoriously mask-ambivalent President Trump changed his tone and said he’s “all for masks,” likening his own…




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Yasmin Tayag

Yasmin Tayag

Editor, Medium Coronavirus Blog. Senior editor at Future Human by OneZero. Previously: science at Inverse, genetics at NYU.

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