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Old 04-02-2020, 08:45 AM
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Originally Posted by FNHipowerluv View Post
I honestly think New York's problems can be traced to population density rather than ethnic backgrounds. Unless someone is a first generation immigrant, I don't see one ethnicity being anymore at risk than another in the event of a pandemic.
Bingo. 60k people per kmē is pretty tight... add being an international tourist and business destination, and NYC was thoroughly exposed before anyone realized it was an issue...

Genetics may play a role, but NYC is far too diverse for that to be a significant factor.
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