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Old 04-03-2020, 03:10 PM   #436
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Here, zipcode and ethnic stats show it's the poorer people who are getting infected
It's moving from the richer places to the poorer places; NY Times suggests this is because the poorer are not restricting their movement because many of them can't afford to stay home, and many of them are essential.
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Old 04-03-2020, 03:36 PM   #437
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Breaking: Wuhan death toll was listed at 2,535; now re-estimated by Chinese authorities to be over 40,000
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Old 04-03-2020, 03:47 PM   #438
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It's moving from the richer places to the poorer places; NY Times suggests this is because the poorer are not restricting their movement because many of them can't afford to stay home, and many of them are essential.
Also, they're living right on top of one another. those zipcodes are full of blocks of tiny apartments and trailer parks crammed with tiny trailers
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Old 04-03-2020, 03:50 PM   #439
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My current case load of kids includes 3 moms who are home health aides. These are very poor people who are pulling extra shifts because folks with resources are sitting home. We have the poor serving the old and infirm. I'm a supporter of keeping folks out of nursing homes if at all possible but this isn't going to go well.
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Old 04-03-2020, 04:04 PM   #440
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My local example.

On 3/29, I noted:
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Lower Merion population: 59,000. lower-upper class to upper-upper class. Cases: 71

2 miles away, Norristown population: 35,000. lower-lower class to lower-middle class. Cases: 4
Five days later, today, 4/3:

Rich folk Lower Merion cases: 123. This area is doubling roughly every 8-9 days.

Working class Norristown cases: 12. The area is doubling roughly every 3 days.
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Old 04-03-2020, 04:40 PM   #441
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Breaking: Wuhan death toll was listed at 2,535; now re-estimated by Chinese authorities to be over 40,000
National Review has reported that number.

https://www.nationalreview.com/news/...und-the-clock/
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Old 04-03-2020, 05:16 PM   #442
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OK I need to get a Post subscription to fully understand quickly breaking items. That was the Post's analysis, not a re-estimate by authorities.
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