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Fighting Covid-19 and Protecting Abortion: These Actions Aren't Mutually Exclusive

By Vidushi (Ria) Tripathi Published June 1, 2020

Certain states have attempted to classify abortion care as a non-essential service and ban it during the Covid-19 pandemic. Such actions can have drastic consequences for pregnant women. The healthcare industry must use technological tools to ensure that this essential service continues to be performed safely during the pandemic, and states must take action to preserve a woman's right to choose.