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Pandemic Highlights Deep-Rooted Problems in Indian Health Service

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Pandemic Highlights Deep-Rooted Problems in Indian Health Service

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This article illuminates the lack of resources the Indian Health Service (IHS) received from the government to treat its tribal members who contract COVID-19. The IHS blames the Federal government and both current and past presidential administrations for creating the massive deficiencies in ventilators, PPE, hospital beds, and funding for government-run hospitals. This piece provides an example of how COVID-19 highlights the continued healthcare inequalities between non-tribal and tribal communities, thus making it important to contribute to the JOTPY archive.

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nytimes.com

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02/07/2021

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02/17/2021
02/20/2021

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09/29/2020

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This item was submitted on February 7, 2021 by Robin Keagle using the form “Share Your Story” on the site “A Journal of the Plague Year”: https://covid-19archive.org/s/archive

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