The Coronavirus and Inequality Meet in Detroit via @the New Yorker

Water Is Life

When the first┬áCOVID-19 cases appeared in Detroit, there was a broad but nonspecific panic, and emergency departments across southeastern Michigan were flooded with coughing people who were more worried than ill. In the past week, that flood has abated; the patients who are coming in now are sicker, and often in immediate need of oxygen. […]