President M. Roy Wilson: “We really have to look at what we can do now immediately to stem this tide of excess death among the African-American population because of this coronavirus. And there are a number of things that can be done immediately. First among those, I will put this, better communication, targeted communication toward the African-American community. There was a lot of misinformation at the beginning of this crisis where many African-Americans thought that they could not get the disease.”
The transcript of the interview is available HERE.
“Counties and states have got to do a better job collecting and reporting race specific data because [it] is important to mitigate the excess damage that’s being done.” – Dr. Wilson, president of Wayne State University, on how to address the racial disparity on coronavirus cases. pic.twitter.com/tPwRG7jOOO
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