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HealthCast Season 2 Episode 17 21m listen

How One NIH Institute is Combating COVID-19 and Health Disparities

NIDDK Director Dr. Griffin Rodgers talks COVID-19, disparities in health, and top priorities at the institute.

With people of minority background and those with obesity and diabetes most at risk for severe cases of COVID-19, the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases is leading in the research behind why that is. Director Dr. Griffin Rodgers, who contributed to the first effective therapy for sickle cell anemia, updates HealthCast on the institute’s work to lessen the effects of COVID-19 on its research community, as well as other top research and data initiatives at the institution.

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