A screen grab from the music video for a rendition of Ben E. King's 'Stand By Me' by 46 artists with disabilities from 14 countries, released by the True Colors Foundation on June 3. Photo: Handout A screen grab from the music video for a rendition of Ben E. King's 'Stand By Me' by 46 artists with disabilities from 14 countries, released by the True Colors Foundation on June 3. Photo: Handout
A screen grab from the music video for a rendition of Ben E. King's 'Stand By Me' by 46 artists with disabilities from 14 countries, released by the True Colors Foundation on June 3. Photo: Handout
Audrey Perera
Opinion

Opinion

Audrey Perera

Coronavirus’ under-reported victims: people with disabilities

  • They are more likely to be unaware of public health guidance, experience psychological distress and develop life-threatening symptoms if infected
  • People with certain disabilities have also been deprioritised for emergency medical care because of unforgivable assumptions about quality of life

A screen grab from the music video for a rendition of Ben E. King's 'Stand By Me' by 46 artists with disabilities from 14 countries, released by the True Colors Foundation on June 3. Photo: Handout A screen grab from the music video for a rendition of Ben E. King's 'Stand By Me' by 46 artists with disabilities from 14 countries, released by the True Colors Foundation on June 3. Photo: Handout
A screen grab from the music video for a rendition of Ben E. King's 'Stand By Me' by 46 artists with disabilities from 14 countries, released by the True Colors Foundation on June 3. Photo: Handout
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