Jessica Justman, MD, ICAP’s senior technical director, is quoted in a June 5 Wall Street Journal article on the potential COVID-19 risks of the large protests currently happening across the U.S. in response to the killing of George Floyd.

“We could start to see some second wave activity starting as soon as next week,” said Jessica Justman, associate professor of medicine in epidemiology at the Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, noting that the pandemic has also hit black and Hispanic communities the hardest. “Will any second wave that happens have a similar racial and ethnic disparity? That really remains to be seen.”

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