Pinal Central – Politics
Experts said Native Americans have been denied access to some state and federal health data for years, and the pandemic has further exposed this long-standing issue.
By Frank LaTona
October 7, 2020
Photo: Legislation making its way through Congress aims to reaffirm that tribal epidemiology centers should have access to state and federal health data. Tribal leaders have had trouble accessing information to help fight COVID-19 and other diseases in places like the Navajo Nation, where this sign stands. Credit: Daja E. Henry/Cronkite News