“How COVID, Inequality and Politics Make a Vicious Syndemic”, Emily Mendenhall and Clarence C. Gravlee in Scientific American

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On their piece published in Scientific American, Emily Mendenhall and Clarence C. Gravlee analyze the conditions that made COVID a syndemic in the US. These reflect the complex, real-world interactions among political-economic structures, ecological contexts and human biology that dictate who is hurt most badly by the novel coronavirus.

Read the Scientific American article.