Should the CDC release racial and other demographic data pertaining to COVID-19?
This bill requires the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to collect and report certain racial and other demographic data concerning COVID-19. Sponsor: Rep. Ayanna Pressley (Democrat, Massachusetts View full bill text ➔
How do you feel?
• "We are facing a crisis unlike anything in our lifetimes -- and it is hitting communities of color, people with disabilities, low-income communities, and Indian Country especially hard. Because of government-sponsored discrimination and systemic racism, communities of color are on the frontlines of this pandemic. To effectively slow the spread of the virus and ensure our response is robust and equitable, we need comprehensive national data on who is getting infected, who is getting treatment, and who is dying. That is how we can truly contain COVID-19 and save lives." Source: Sen. Elizabeth Warren (Democrat, Massachusetts)