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Medical respite tackles coronavirus 'time bomb' among U.S. homeless

by Tommie Cathey (2020-05-31)


By Carey L. Biron

WASHINGTON, April 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Rahima Jackson was uninsured and living on the streets of Seattle in February when she was diagnosed with breast cancer - and the first cases of the novel coronavirus were reported in the area.

As she started chemotherapy in what soon became a U.S. coronavirus hotspot, weekly treatments left