In a Manila Slum, Coronavirus Lockdown Hits Hard

Life was already a struggle in the crowded shanties of San Roque. Then came the coronavirus.

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‘A Tragedy Is Unfolding’: Inside New York’s Virus Epicenter

In a city ravaged by an epidemic, few places have been as hard hit as central Queens.

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‘Plz Cancel Our Cleaning’: Virus Leads Many to Cast Aside Household Help

One family laid off its nanny but wondered if she would video chat with the children for free. Across the country, undocumented household workers are being cast out with little help.

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