Racist NY Prioritizing Antiviral Pills for Non-White People

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28 December 2021
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New York state’s Department of Health (DOH) announced recently that non-white people should be prioritized over white people for anti-viral pills in short supply.

The DOH announcement, dated December 27, said limited supply of oral antivirals will “require providers to prioritize treatment for patients at highest risk for severe COVID-19 until more product becomes available.”...


Minnesota Prioritizes Non-Whites for Access to Life-Saving Covid Treatments, RAIR Foundation, 31 December 31 20212:

On December 23, 2021, The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) announced that it would prioritize non-whites for access to life-saving Covid drug treatments. In a newly released document titled “Ethical Framework for Allocation of Monoclonal Antibodies during the COVID-19 Pandemic,” the MDH states that “race and ethnicity” alone, apart from other underlying health conditions, may be considered in determining eligibility for mAbs [monoclonal antibodies] .”...

NYC Admits Prioritizing COVID Testing Based on Race, Geller Report, 4 January 2022.