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New York’s Covid-19 Divide

How Covid-19 exposes class divide in New York

The coronavirus pandemic has hit the US the hardest. New York City is taking the brunt, where COVID-19 seems to have become a social, as well as a health issue. Social and racial disparity in the level of illness and death has exposed the crisis of available healthcare for people in the city’s poorer neighbourhoods. A documentary by RTD’s Anastasia Trofimova is a collection of first-hand testimonies from New Yorkers. Some of them don’t have the luxury of staying home or even getting timely medical help.