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Sunday, November 29, 2020

Homelessness during the Covid-19 pandemic


I saw this segment on the CBS Sunday Morning show.
I will be buying her books.

Recall my March 2019 about "health care for the homeless in Baltimore."

Recent local news:
From Apollo's Arrow:
...for the over half a million homeless people in the United States, the directive to “stay home, stay safe” (rural Vermont’s coronavirus message) must have seemed ludicrous, if not infuriating.55 Unsurprisingly, a study of 402 homeless adults sleeping in a shelter in Boston on April 2 and April 3, 2020, found that 36 percent of them tested positive for SARS-2, whereas in the city as a whole at the time, the percentage was likely less than 2 percent...

Christakis, Nicholas A.. Apollo's Arrow (p. 192). Little, Brown and Company. Kindle Edition.

[Nov 30th update] November will end with more than 4.3 million new US Covid-19 cases. Perhaps 80,000 of those people will be dead by January 2021.

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