COVID-19 and Inequity: a Comparative Spatial Analysis of New York City and Chicago Hot Spots

  title={COVID-19 and Inequity: a Comparative Spatial Analysis of New York City and Chicago Hot Spots},
  author={Andrew R Maroko and Denis Nash and Brian Pavilonis},
  journal={Journal of Urban Health : Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine},
  pages={461 - 470}
There have been numerous reports that the impact of the ongoing COVID-19 epidemic has disproportionately impacted traditionally vulnerable communities associated with neighborhood attributes, such as the proportion of racial and ethnic minorities, migrants, and the lower income households. The goal of this ecological cross-sectional study is to examine the demographic and economic nature of spatial hot and cold spots of SARS-CoV-2 rates in New York City and Chicago as of April 13, 2020 using… 
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