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  • Changing spaces, disease dilemmas

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Inside the ‘Covid Triangle’: a catastrophe years in the making

  • Where is the ‘covid triangle’ and why were the odds stacked against the area when the disease struck? (Include reference to rates of child poverty, the informal economy, multigenerational households)

  • Explain how government policies since the 1980s have contributed to economic and health inequalities.

  • Explain how racial discrimination has contributed to higher covid cases in parts of London.

Alasdair Monteith, Gordonstoun

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