COVID-19 has disproportionate impact on American Indian, Alaska Native populations

American Indian and Alaska Native people living in Alaska are at an increased risk for COVID-19 illness, hospitalization and death compared with white people living in the same area, researchers reported in MMWR.
“American Indian or Alaska Native (AI/AN) persons across the United States face substantial health disparities, including a disproportionately higher incidence of COVID-19," Lowrie A. Ward, MPH, an epidemiologist at the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium Epidemiology Center, and colleagues wrote.
“AI/AN persons living in Alaska also face serious health and health care

American Indian and Alaska Native people living in Alaska are at an increased risk for COVID-19 illness, hospitalization and death compared with white people living in the same area, researchers reported in MMWR.
“American Indian or Alaska Native (AI/AN) persons across the United States face substantial health disparities, including a disproportionately higher incidence of COVID-19,» Lowrie A. Ward, MPH, an epidemiologist at the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium Epidemiology Center, and colleagues wrote.
“AI/AN persons living in Alaska also face serious health and health care