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Violence increased most in marginalized neighborhoods early in the COVID-19 pandemic

New UC Davis study tracks firearm violence, assault and homicide in 13 major U.S. cities by zip code

During the first five months of the pandemic in 2020, low-income communities of color experienced significantly greater increases in firearm violence, homicides and assaults compared to more affluent, white neighborhoods. Those are the findings of a new study from the Violence Prevention Research Program (VPRP) at UC Davis.

Via UC Davis Health

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