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SHERPA Report - COVID and vulnerable populations

Cultural communities severely affected by COVID-19

Report proposes better support during possible second wave

Montreal August 25, 2020 – A study by the Institut universitaire SHERPA highlights a heightened level of vulnerability to COVID-19 among some groups in Montreal’s cultural communities.

Risk factors that contribute to higher rates of infection and distress in some of Montreal’s multi-ethnic and disadvantaged neighbourhoods have been identified by researchers have identified. 

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