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HR Pulse Article
[HR Pulse Article] By the Institute for Diversity and Health Equity (IFDHE), an affiliate of the American Hospital Association (AHA) IFDHE is committed to ensuring that all people, regardless of background or zip code, have equitable access to quality health care. As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, reports indicate that communities of color across the nation are experiencing higher rates of COVID-19 infections and deaths than other groups. For example, in Chicago, reports have indicated that African Americans account for 44% of all COVID-19 positive test results and 56% of recorded virus-related deaths. However, African Americans constitute only 32% of the city’s population.