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As Covid-19 Devastates Navajo Nation, Doctors Without Borders Dispatches Team to Battle Outbreak

Originally published at http://www.commondreams.org/news/2020/05/12/covid-19-devastates-navajo-nation-doctors-without-borders-dispatches-team-battle

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From the article:

“Health problems that make Covid-19 more deadly, such as obesity, diabetes, and heart disease, are all much more common among Native Americans than the general U.S. population.”

Immune-system deficits can also result, as they do in the Navajo nation. from exposure to the waste products of extractive capitalism, especially uranium tailings and coal dust. Environmental racism marches on.


Funny the article didn’t list why Native Americans have more health problems like obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. Just like the rest of poor Americans, it’s due to a poor diet of processed corporate “crap food”, because they can’t afford fresh fruits and vegetables with their low incomes.


“Telling people to wash their hands multiple times a day, when 40% of the residences have no running water !!”
And just 4 Senators each made millions by selling their stocks on insider info.
Disaster Capitalism indeed & who is the next group to be sacrificed?? Texan grannies??
Vote Blue in November & erase the GOP Death Eaters from the body politic!!

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