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Social housing, aged care and Black Americans: how coronavirus affects already disadvantaged groups – The Conversation AU

COVID-19 ruthlessly picks on the most vulnerable in society. We’ve seen this in Australia and around the world.

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While its true anyone is at risk of catching and becoming ill with COVID-19, its becoming increasingly clear this virus discriminates.
From early in the pandemic, weve seen how COVID-19 disproportionately affects older people and those with other health conditions, who are more likely to develop severe symptoms and die.
But as well as discriminating on the basis of biology, this virus discriminates on the basis of socioeconomic disadvantage. It ruthlessly picks on the most vulnerable in societ…

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