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Staying home slows the coronavirus, but what if you’re homeless?

The Texas Tribune

Professor Gary Painter interviewed about the unique vulnerabilities of individuals experiencing homelessness to COVID-19: “Someone between the ages of 40 and 50 who’s experiencing homelessness likely has the overall health condition of someone much older, from what we’ve seen in research, so it simply correlates they’ll be in those high-risk categories” if infected, he said.

Prof. Gary Painter interviewed on KPCC about Homelessness Poll


Professor Gary Painter discusses the new poll, conducted by the USC Price School and USC Schwarzenegger Institute, which found that homelessness and housing is the most important issue to voters ahead of the March 3 primary. The interview begins at 17:44.