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Navajo Women Lead COVID-19 Fight

July 15, 2020 09:26 AM
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Like African Americans and other people of color in the United States, Navajos are suffering a disproportionately high rate of COVID-19 fatalities, running at nearly twice the national per capita rate, according to Navajo Department of Health data. The disease caused by the coronavirus has exacerbated existing inequities within the Navajo Nation reservation. VOA’s Julie Taboh has more on how a group of Navajo women is helping their neighbors with critical needs.

Producer: Adam Greenbaum