BAME communities

New guidelines empower BAME people after lockdown

A doctor publishes further safety guidelines for protection against Covid-19 infection
As many places come out of lockdown, some might be looking forward to getting back to seeing friends and family, eating in a restaurant and going to work - but many may also be nervous about the risks involved.

This may be accentuated further for black asian or minority ethnic people - sometimes known in the UK by the acronym BAME. Evidence suggests they're at greater risk of dying of Covid-19. 

Farhana Rahman is a doctor from London who has drawn up further guidance for coming out of lockdown.

(Picture: Dr Farhana Rahman.  Credit: Dr Farhana Rahman)
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