Racial disparities persist in Connecticut’s COVID-19 outbreak, prompting concern about effects of potential second wave
[Excerpt from front-page article by Alex Putterman, Hartford Courant, 7/13/20] Amid persistent racial disparities in Connecticut’s COVID-19 outbreak, advocates worry the state will again struggle to protect Black and Latino residents during a potential second wave of the disease this fall.
July 13, 2020
by John Park
July 11, 2020
[Excerpt from feature article by Jenna Carlesso, CT Mirror, 7/6/2020] Inequities in health care, education, economic stability and housing have persisted for years in Connecticut, fueling disparate health outcomes, life expectancies, employment opportunities and personal wealth. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought these disparities into sharp focus, amplifying problems that have long festered, researchers with New Haven-based DataHaven concluded in a new report about social inequity and the impact of coronavirus.
July 07, 2020
[Excerpt from BBC News feature article by Tara McKelvey, 7/6/2020] Disease detectives are trying desperately to beat the clock and find those who have been exposed to the virus. Can they move fast enough to stop the pandemic?
July 06, 2020
by Numi Katz On June 29, amidst pandemic-induced unemployment and economic uncertainty, the Gov. Ned Lamont’s administration released a sweeping $33 million assistance program for renters, homeowners, and local landlords. Connecticut has been lauded as a national leader in the housing policy response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
July 03, 2020
[Note: This piece, by DataHaven's Mark Abraham and Aparna Nathan, initially appeared in the Connecticut Mirror.]
June 26, 2020