Why aren’t we considering the social determinants of health during the pandemic?

Why aren't we considering the social determinants of health during the pandemic?

Note that views expressed in this opinion article are the writer’s personal views and not necessarily those of TrialSite.

Where do we begin with this vexing topic? Anything we write here is as prognosticators and contrarians, seeking to question and share information to inform the public. Please see your own doctor for medical advice. With that, we continue to argue that the most vulnerable groups in the US have been least able to afford the prior lockdowns (and proposed lockdowns due to the emergent non-lethal variants e.g. Delta where we are seeing 50:50 infection in the vaccinated as well as unvaccinated that is due to a failed vaccine and vaccinating during a pandemic, which is totally illogical and dangerous) and school closures, and have been devastated by unscientific ineffective policies and have been hardest hit by Covid-19. Yes, that's right, we shifted the burden to the poor, away from the 'laptop cafe latte' class. It is actually very perverse and painful what we did for the rich, getting the chance to walk their dogs and even vacate. They used the lockdowns to remodel their homes and tend to the gardens. They worked remotely while the poor were 'hollowed' out and f...

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