A lack of access to medical care combined with poverty and the attendant health problems, including hypertension, heart disease, lung disease, kidney disease and diabetes, that can worsen the outcomes for those who become sick with the coronavirus, said Dr. Ellen Eaton. – Montgomery Advertiser

Access to medical care and insurance to help pay for it has been a constant problem in this country. Low wage workers who are considered “essential” in this pandemic are lacking basic medical coverage.

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