America Should Prepare for a Double Pandemic

“When two or more diseases cluster, interact, and are driven by some bigger phenomenon,” they are known as “syndemics,”
says Emily Mendenhall, a medical anthropologist at Georgetown
University. COVID-19, for example, disproportionately affects people
with heart disease and diabetes, but all of these illnesses are affected
by inequity.

Publisher: The Atlantic | Author: Ed Young

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infection data and syndemic
DATE PUBLISHED
2020-07-14 (Modified: 2021-09-20)

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