The Covid-19 Threat to Protesters Who Get Arrested and Jailed

We are witnessing the ‘syndemic effects of COVID-19, incarceration, and racism’

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Across the country, many of the thousands of demonstrators protesting the murder of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer have been arrested and held in prisons — known hot spots for the spread of the…




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Yasmin Tayag

Yasmin Tayag

Editor, Medium Coronavirus Blog. Senior editor at Future Human by OneZero. Previously: science at Inverse, genetics at NYU.

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