COVID-19 and health inequalities: lessons for pandemic disasters yet to come

De Mond Shondell Miller, Roland J. Thorpe

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The COVID-19 pandemic poses unique challenges as long-standing health disparities and social inequalities play out before our eyes whenas unsustainable healthcare infrastructures and this pandemic COVID-19 collide. At this moment, COVID-19 offers social scientists a reflection point for understanding and reimagining new equitable structures to address the needs of our society. This special issue—COVID-19, Health and Society: Lessons for Pandemic Disasters Yet to Come—presents a collection of papers that advance our understanding of the structural forces that impact the health and well-being of vulnerable populations and prevent the social change needed to build safer, healthier, and more resilient communities.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)157-161
Number of pages5
JournalSociological Spectrum
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2022

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Sociology and Political Science


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