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Virus Lays Bare Inequality on Buses, Trains With Deadly Results

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“It was shortly after the first of the month, and passengers who had just received public assistance payments packed Antoine Trimuel’s Chicago Transit Authority bus to get to the grocery store.

With capacity on his route cut in half by frequency reductions, he couldn’t get away from people he says were coughing and not wearing masks. On his day off, he went to get tested for coronavirus. Positive. As he feared”

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