Urban Aboriginal people face unique challenges in the fight against coronavirus

Pandemics Infectious diseases Indigenous health Indigenous families Australia

There seems to be a myth in Australia that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people mostly live in remote communities. But the vast majority (79%) live in urban areas.

The federal government has rightly decided the best policy to protect Indigenous people from COVID-19 is to socially isolate remote communities.

Now the government needs to turn its attention to the risks Indigenous people face in urban and rural areas.

Read the full article at The Conversation.

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