People are dying': Low-wage workers terrified of taking public transit to work amid coronavirus

Sara Fearrington, a server at Waffle House in Durham, North Carolina, says she usually takes the bus 40 minutes each way to work. Since the novel coronavirus outbreak, she’s been terrified of getting infected during her commute — but she doesn’t have any other option. “It’s virtually impossible for any commuter on the bus to not have some type of exposure,” says Fearrington.

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