Coronavirus worsens existing problems for low-income Brooklynites: study

The coronavirus pandemic is having long-range effects on the health of many Brooklyn and New York City residents, well beyond the disease itself.

These effects are falling disproportionately on the borough’s low-income and immigrant communities, especially since 42 percent of low-income Brooklynites have been laid off and 61 percent are not getting any type of COVID-related care.

These are some of the findings of a recent report by Public Health Solutions.

File Photo: Arthur De Gaeta/Brooklyn Eagle Hundreds of people line up at a food pantry on New Utrecht Avenue in Bensonhurst. From brooklyneagle.com

The coronavirus pandemic is having long-range effects on the health of many Brooklyn and New York City residents, well beyond the disease itself.

These effects are falling […]

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