Slate: How Police Responses to Protests Impact COVID-19

Yamilé Molina, PhD, assistant professor of community health sciences, analyzed for Slate how police responses to protests may drive COVID-19 infections.  They noted packed holding cells from mass arrests and the use of tear gas are particular drivers of vulnerability.

When [protestors] are clustering together, the worst thing we can do is attack their respiratory system simultaneously.

Yamilé Molina, PhD  |  Assistant Professor of Community Health Sciences

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