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Outbreaks and Epidemics

Homeless Workers Face Heightened Risks in the Pandemic

It’s a common misconception that homeless people are unemployed — 25% to 50% work, experts say. Many homeless employees are working essential jobs, putting them at risk of contracting or spreading the coronavirus.

Homeless Essential Workers Face Greater Risk of COVID-19

It’s a common misconception that homeless people are unemployed, but between 25% to 50% of this population works, according to experts. In the era of COVID-19, that means many homeless employees are working low-wage essential jobs under conditions that put them at risk of catching or spreading the virus.

 

How Can the COVID-19 Pandemic in Venezuela Be Controlled?

In the last month, Venezuela has experienced a phase of exponential growth in COVID-19 cases. Prodavinci asked 15 health experts in the country how to control the pandemic. These were their responses.