Coronavirus is not the only affliction preying on community

Demonstrators marched down Copper Avenue toward the El Paso Police Department headquarters Sunday during a protest over the death of George Floyd. Photo credit: Joel Angel Juarez for The Texas Tribune

The protests of the last week are about an affliction that's bigger than the pandemic — and important enough for people to forget about social distancing.

There is more than one way to spread a virus. All you need is a bunch of people, brought together by some common purpose, and you’re on your way to community spread.

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