Black doctor’s death becomes a symbol of racism in coronavirus care

Indiana hospital system has vowed to conduct a ‘full external review’ into Dr Susan Moore’s treatment

A Black doctor who died battling Covid-19 described racist medical care in widely shared social media posts days before her death, prompting an Indiana hospital system to promise a “full external review” into her treatment.

In the past year, public health experts nationwide have acknowledged the role racism plays in health care with dozens of cities, counties and states declaring racism a public health threat. While public health experts have called it a first step, many are skeptical.

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