California’s Homeless Struggle to Stay Safe Amid the Pandemic

April 10, 2020 12:46 AM
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California has more than 100,000 homeless residents, and officials are struggling with how best to help them during the COVID-19 pandemic. But they face a dilemma – where should the homeless go? Cram people into shelters and risk more infections? Move them into hotels and trailers? Or leave them in their tents and cars? For the homeless, the pandemic is an additional challenge to a hard life on the streets. Michelle Quinn reports.