Disability, Discrimination, & Health in the Time of Corona
COVID-19 impacts people with disabilities more disproportionately than other disasters, with devastating outcomes. Under “usual“ circumstances, people with disabilities are two to four times more likely to be injured or die in disasters, due to inadequate community-wide planning and access to emergency and disaster assistance. Black, Brown and Indigenous disabled people and others at the intersections of oppression comprise the vast majority of lives lost.
Read Stephen Frost's full article on Deadly Discrimination: The Forgotten Impact of COVID-19 On People With Disabilities