COVID-19 and “medical citizenship”: How the pandemic is generating new forms of belonging and exclusion - ABC News

Medical citizenship refers to acts, claims, and expressions of political belonging that revolve around health, healthcare, and responses to illness. The idea is that actions and decisions in relation to health and disease are political acts that demonstrate, and generate, belonging or exclusion. 

The COVID-19pandemic has revealed many expressions of medical citizenship, and the relative absence of it among migrants, refugees, and others. Click here to read the full ABC News article. 

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