The Link Between Poverty and COVID-19
Our neglect of the poor has become a tinder box and COVID-19 could be the spark that starts a deadly conflagration.
Even as the pandemic becomes uncontrollable, some consistent facts remain: The virus is highly contagious, easily transmittable, potentially lethal and has a negative effect on our health care system.
Though there is currently no cure, it is to some degree preventable by maintaining social distance, avoiding large crowds and wearing face coverings.
Though the virus does not target specific groups, another fact remains: The poor and elderly are...