The cases of domestic workers, and their family members, infected by the new coronavirus already reveal much of the impact of social vulnerability on the health of our population. In a wide-ranging report on the subject, the newspaper Correio * talked to Professor Vilma Santana, from the UFBA Institute of Collective Health, who highlighted the reflection of social inequality not only in contagion, but also in access to health services.
“Access to good quality services and good coverage is compromised and there is still the question of housing. When these cases start to happen in poorer and less favored communities – where urbanization is very limited, small spaces, houses glued together, and there is practically no isolation and privacy – how will this be? ”, He told the report.
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