This article was written in collaboration with the beautiful Carter’s contingent-owned equipment, the Kana and the present, Alex Mandel,Seema Parmar, Samuel Yamoah.
The disproportionate impact of COVID-19 pandemic on communities of color and vulnerable populations are well documented, and has put the necessary attention to long-term racial and ethnic inequalities in health and health care. In this information, we draw attention to the factors that contribute to health inequalities in COVID-19 results. These include socio-economic factors and racism, which in turn affects clinical care, access to care, quality and experience for black and Hispanic/Latinx Americans, in addition to other racial and ethnic groups. Insights from the McKinsey & Company Center for the benefit of society, through health care for vulnerable groups dashboard, McKinsey COVID-19 consumer insight surveys, and publicly available data and academic research COVID-19 and health equity. This publication builds on existing publications: COVID-19: investing in black life and livelihoods and for physical health and behavioral health vulnerability.