Removing barriers and disparities in health: lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic

Nat Rev Rheumatol. 2021 Mar;17(3):125-126. doi: 10.1038/s41584-020-00524-8.


The COVID-19 pandemic has compelled the global community to work together to understand SARS-CoV-2 and mitigate its effects, but it has also highlighted health disparities faced by people from minority racial or ethnic groups and other marginalized populations. International collaboration needs to be leveraged to address these disparities and inequities.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • COVID-19 / epidemiology*
  • COVID-19 / psychology
  • Global Health
  • Healthcare Disparities / statistics & numerical data*
  • Humans
  • Pandemics*
  • SARS-CoV-2