New York City Covid-19 infections highest where health care, transport and restaurant workers live

“Look at maps of where health care workers, transport workers and restaurant workers live,” Brooklyn College professor of sociology Greg Smithsimon tells The France 24 Debate.
After crunching the numbers, he argues that when it comes to #NewYorkCity’s #Covid19 infection rate, data suggests job description matters more than skin color.
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In This Story: COVID-19

Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

Symptoms of coronavirus

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

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