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How much money do young San Franciscans have to survive COVID-19?

By Ray Levy-Uyeda | March 25, 2020 In a country of nearly 330 million, where 40% of the population is living paycheck to-paycheck, how wealthy does someone have to be to combat COVID-19? Like many other public health issues in the United States, the coronavirus outbreak illustrates how income inequality affects your ability to get tested, be treated and, perhaps most importantly, avoid getting sick in the first place. With a statewide stay-at-home order in place, Bay Area residents have been instructed to work from home if they can — an impossible order to follow if your work is in a restaurant, a car, or in a business that has been deemed ...