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Pediatrician and internist Andrea Shaw, MD, oversees a clinic for refugees at Upstate
Pediatrician and internist Andrea Shaw, MD, oversees a clinic for refugees at Upstate

How the pandemic impacts local refugees

Upstate internist and pediatrician Andrea Shaw, MD, talks about the Syracuse area's refugee community and how its members have been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Through community outreach with resettlement agencies, she and colleagues have tested more than 200 refugee households, comprised of 675 individuals, and found only two positive cases among asymptomatic refugee and immigrant households. Shaw, who oversees Upstate's refugee clinic, explains the local efforts that have been made to educate refugee families about how to stay safe and keep their community safe.


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