COVID-19: Stay at home, they say. But what about the homeless?

Homeless spot in Venice Beach, California (Photo by: Giovanni Navarria)

The Coronavirus outbreak is rewriting the rules of social living across the world. Amid sharp increases in the number of infections and deaths, whole countries have enacted draconian rules and shut down all non-essential businesses as well as enforcing social distancing (a sure candidate for the 2020 catchphrase of the year).