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With the world in turmoil, an unexpected and tragic consequence of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has been its disproportionate impact on the British Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities. The pandemic led to an excessive number of deaths in these populations and revealed long-standing inequalities that began many years ago. This indictment raises questions about the extent to which racism and discrimination remain deeply rooted in British society. Have the diverse groups that together constitute the rich fabric of British society not heard, or do they choose to be deaf and blind to the suffering caused by racism and discrimination?
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