Author: Suhyun Kweon

Pandemics Hit People with Disabilities Hard

Pandemics rarely affect all people in a uniform way. The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic is likely to disproportionately affect these people living with disabilities, particularly in low-income and middle-income countries, where 80% of people living with disabilities reside, and capacity to respond to COVID-19 is limited. Measures such as physical distancing or self-isolation may…