Analysis of past flu-related hospital bills suggest an average out-of-pocket cost over $1,000 for serious cases of COVID-19.
Access to safe indoor isolation rooms, and outdoor activity spaces, vary by race/ethnicity and income.
The higher a county’s score on a national index of social vulnerability, the more cases and deaths per 100,000 – highlighting the role of social factors in spread.
“Secret shopper” study finds stigma is highest against those who say their last doctor stopped prescribing opioids to them.
Implementing policies and strategies to eliminate racial disparities could improve outcomes for both diseases.