Understanding the COVID-19 Impact on MS in People of Color
Featuring Mitzi Joi Williams, MD
The effects of COVID-19 in the United States has disproportionately impacted the health of racial and ethnic minority populations, especially within the African American and Hispanic communities. Presented on May 14, 2020 with the most updated information available at the time of broadcast, MS expert neurologist Mitzi Williams, MD, provides viewers with the latest news about the coronavirus and explores the scope of COVID-19 health disparities among vulnerable populations; social, economic and health inequities that increase risk of COVID-19; and strategies to reduce risk and optimize health outcomes for vulnerable populations. The program also features an extended question and answer session that addresses issues of MS treatment management, safely accessing medical care in the community, and possible COVID-19 treatments and vaccines.