CLIMATE ACADEMY: Environmental/Social Disparities and COVID-19: Focus on New Jersey

Disease outcomes are strongly correlated with individual risk factors, such as age, sex and medical history, as well as demographic, socioeconomic, and environmental factors. Moreover, prior exposures to chemical, biological, and psychosocial stressors may also affect susceptibilities to disease.

Join Dr. Panos Georgopoulos, Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health Medicine, Rutgers University – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, as he discusses how environmental, demographic and socioeconomic factors across New Jersey have impacted COVID-19 dynamics and outcomes and their relationship to climate change.

This video was produced by the New Jersey Climate Change Resource Center.