As a Federal Coronavirus Expert Frets, the Capital Moves to Reopen | New York Times

May 27, 2020
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On May 27, 2020, D.C. Policy Center Executive Director Yesim Sayin Taylor was quoted by the New York Times:

“I would add to the resource issue the black population’s historically complex relationship with health care,” said Yesim Sayin Taylor, the executive director of the D.C. Policy Center, a research organization. Ward 8 has far fewer health care resources than the rest of the city, and many residents may be getting tested for the coronavirus at a far later stage than other city residents.

Read more: As a Federal Coronavirus Expert Frets, the Capital Moves to Reopen | New York Times

Related: Pushing through complacency to fight health disparities in D.C.’s African American communities | D.C. Policy Center

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