For the first time in its 115-year history, this month New York City began shutting down its subway system overnight.
The unprecedented move has left unhoused people who rely on the NYC subway trains for shelter suddenly with nowhere to go, and made them even more vulnerable as the coronavirus continues to spread.
"The situation is concerning," says emergency physician Dr. Kelly Doran, who has joined advocates in calling on New York to do more to protect unhoused people from infection.
DN also speaks with Josh Dean, executive director of the homeless advocacy group Human.NYC.
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