May well 29, 2020 –It is morning at the Nationwide Western Complex in Denver, and a line has begun to form at the entrance doorway. Weary-on the lookout adult men wander up gradually, some from nearby tent encampments, other people via a white school bus shuttling them in from an overcrowded shelter.

Toting overstuffed backpacks or tattered blankets draped around their shoulders, they wash their fingers, have their temperature taken–as is required–and reply some queries: Have you had a cough, sore throat, or fever a short while ago? Close by, in a makeshift triage tent, two nurses hold out with