Urban slums are uniquely vulnerable to COVID-19. Here’s how to help.

Government-enforced social isolation can be devastating for the nearly 1 billion people around the globe currently dwelling in urban slums, where physical space is scarce and many rely on daily wage labor for survival. A new report, authored by a team of public health experts and epidemiologists working in collaboration with community leaders and non-governmental organizations, provides eight urgent recommendations for reducing the impact of COVID-19 on people living in poverty.