Acta Scientific Pharmaceutical Sciences (ASPS)(ISSN: 2581-5423)

Review Article Volume 5 Issue 2

The Effects of COVID-19 on Native Americans

Phyllis M Weaver*

Certified Health Coach, Owner Discover Ultimate Health, LLC Discover Ultimate Health, LLC Health Coach Institute, USA

*Corresponding Author: Phyllis M Weaver, Certified Health Coach, Owner Discover Ultimate Health, LLC Discover Ultimate Health, LLC Health Coach Institute, USA.

Received: October 21, 2020; Published: January 16, 2021

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Abstract

  There is a disproportionate number of COVID-19 cases among Native Americans, including exposures, hospitalizations, and deaths. Due to substandard healthcare, housing, and poverty, American Indians and Alaska Natives have a higher number of pre-existing high-risk conditions to make them more susceptible to the coronavirus. Research shows the reason why and how improvements are necessary for collecting and reporting demographic data.

Keywords: COVID-19; DNA; RNA; Housing

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Citation

Citation: Phyllis M Weaver. “The Effects of COVID-19 on Native Americans”. Acta Scientific Pharmaceutical Sciences 5.2 (2021): 27-30.




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