Institute of Epidemiology & Health Care


How to care for homeless with coronavirus

26 March 2020

Agencies should stop bringing homeless people into shared spaces, instead supporting them on the street and opening places where they can be tested for symptoms, explains Professor Andrew Hayward (UCL Epidemiology & Health).

Picture of homeless

As charities and shelters reduce services or close, experts warn the pandemic could hurt this vulnerable population and increase the spread of the disease.

Read: New Statesman