On the reconfiguration of social ties in times of COVID-19: Concerning the experiences of children in China and those of Chinese origin in France

This article analyses the configuration of social ties in the context of the pandemic of covid-19 in relation to two contexts of observation and empirical inquiry: on the one hand, Chinese children living in China and, on the other, the descendants of Chinese migrants living in France.

Socioeconomic inequalities in overall and COVID-19 mortality during the first outbreak peak in Emilia-Romagna Region (Northern Italy)

OBJECTIVES: to provide a description of inequalities in overall and COVID-19 mortality by ecological socioeconomic measures (ESEMs) during the first outbreak peak (March and April 2020) in Emilia-Romagna Region. DESIGN: cross-sectional study based on the record linkage of the COVID-19 notification system, the regional population health register and the 2011 census data.

Covid-19 spatial circulation through the slaughterhouses in the south and southeast parÁ: Spatial impacts of an “essential activity” in the midst of a pandemic

Considered an essential activity, the production coming from slaughterhouses did not stop its activities in the midst of the new coronavirus pandemics (SARS COV-19) in Brazil. South and Southeast regions of Pará are examples of how such activity is associated to the worldwide production circuit. Nevertheless, the spatial circulation of the supplies coming from the slaughterhouses becomes one of the covid-19 transmission vectors, due to the intense mobility of workers in the sector.

Chinese migrants and covid-19: Mobility and exclusion in the time of pandemic [Kitajski migranti in covid-19: Mobilnost in izključevanje med pandemijo]

The article analyzes the practices of exclusion and discrimination against Chinese migrants in the time of the COVID-19 pandemic. It highlights the mechanisms of exclusion towards Chinese migrants in the countries of settlement, the country of origin and their transnational communities as well as the resistance to discrimination. The author connects these practices to specific sets of mobility imaginaries and specu-lates about the effects of such exclusions in rearranging the relationship between the conceptual pair “migrant–citizen”. © 2020, ZRC SAZU, Zalozba ZRC. All rights reserved.

Left behind populations, COVID-19 and risks of health inequities: A guide of the local social-health network (Vaud, Switzerland) [Populations précarisées, COVID-19 et risques d'iniquités en santé: Guide du réseau socio-sanitaire vaudois]

Since the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Confederation has referred to «vulnerable populations» over the age of 65 and/or with co-morbidities as potentially at risk. This group should not overshadow other highly vulnerable populations such as forced migrants, people deprived of their liberty, and the homeless. In the context of the current pandemic, there is a risk of increasing inequities in care among these populations.

Covid-19 salgininda savunmasiz gruplardan biri: Göçmenler

A new type of coronavirus caused a serious public health crisis in early 2020 and virus started to spread rapidly and required serious preventions. Understanding and implementing these preventions may be insufficient in some vulnerable groups. The migrants is one of these groups. Migrants may not be able to adequately understand the suggestions expected to reach the public due to language differences. Some negative living conditions brought by the migration process may make it difficult for them to implement these preventions adequately.