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The effects of COVID-19 on the mental health of Indigenous communities


Since the pandemic started, it has become increasingly clear that COVID-19 affects certain communities to a disproportionate degree. Race, biological sex, age, and socioeconomic status are some of the factors that can amplify the impact of the new coronavirus.

At Medical News Today, we’ve started to examine the racialized impact of this global pandemic, and specifically the toll that it takes on more vulnerable communities in the U.S.

In this feature, we continue by focusing on how the pandemic affects Indigenous populations in the U.S. and Canada.


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