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"8 Ways Veterans Are Particularly At Risk From The Coronavirus Pandemic" by Jamie Rowen

Professor Rowen ​has spent the past four years studying veterans with substance use and mental health disorders in the criminal justice system. "This work revealed gaps in health care and financial support for veterans, even though they have the best publicly funded benefits in the country", she said. In this article, Professor Rowen cites the danger of the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on veteran homelessness, lack of health care, delay in receiving financial support and even death. (The Conversation, April 16, 2020)

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