Biden's new COVID-19 policy is not what Martin Luther King dreamed about for America

지난주, the Food and Drug Administration released new guidance to medical professionals which listed “인종 또는 민족” as high risk factors for doctors to 고려하다 when prescribing a new monoclonal antibody known as Sotrovimab. Other high-risk factors included obesity, 임신, and other health conditions which would make a person less able to fight the virus. The new guidance means a person’s race could qualify him or her for treatment ahead of others who need the drugs.

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Biden administration officials have cited high rates of diabetes and other health issues which are prevalent in non-white and non-Hispanic communities as reasons to include the new criteria. Officials in New York and Minnesota have also prioritized treating non-white patients, but they have more overtly cited historic health care disparities as a justification.

파일 - 이번 8월. 28, 1963 파일 사진, 레브. 박사. 마틴 루터 킹 주니어, head of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, speaks to thousands during his "나에게는 꿈이 있다" speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial for the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, 워싱턴.  (AP Photo/File)

파일 – 이번 8월. 28, 1963 파일 사진, 레브. 박사. 마틴 루터 킹 주니어, head of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, speaks to thousands during his “나에게는 꿈이 있다” speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial for the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, 워싱턴. (AP Photo/File)

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