COVID-19 articles, research and guidance
Read the articles, research, media stories and leadership statements to help understand the science and data of novel coronavirus. Also find articles and guidance addressing xenophobia and racism, which has been on the rise with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Xenophobia and health disparities in the news
COVID-19 And Health (And Death) Disparities
Forbes.com, March 17, 2020
COVID-19: Acknowledging and Addressing Racism and Xenophobia
aha.org/covid19, April, 2020
Webinar: Chinese Virus: Why Anti-Asian Racism is So Contagious
USC Race and Equity Center, May, 2020
Leadership statements rejecting xenophobia and racism
Joint “Statement on Rejecting Coronavirus Xenophobia” from Dr. Hendry Ton, Associate Vice Chancellor for Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at UC Davis Health, and Renetta Garrison Tull, Vice Chancellor, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Emily Galindo, Interim Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs at UC Davis.
Equity and Inclusion during COVID-19 - PDF
Updated March 18, 2020, from the University of California
This guidance document has been prepared by the Council of Chief Diversity Officers at the University of California to assist campus decision makers, faculty, administrators, students and staff on providing supportive positive and inclusive campus climates during the COVID-19 crisis.