Shanika Williams wears a facemask as she delivers food in John Knox Village, a retirement community in Pompano Beach some 40 miles north of Miami, Florida on August 7, 2020. About 900 retirees live in the John Knox Village senior community in Pompano Beach, South Florida. Of these, about 400 have learned to use technology to order food to their apartments, communicate with each other or participate in online social activities. Thirty of them participate in a book club over Zoom since the pandemic began. Florida, a coronavirus hotspot with nearly 8,000 deaths, is the US state with the highest proportion of elderly people, which is also the population most vulnerable to the disease. 20% of its 21 million inhabitants are over 65, according to a 2019 Population Reference Bureau study. / AFP / CHANDAN KHANNA
Shanika Williams wears a facemask as she delivers food in John Knox Village, a retirement community in Pompano Beach some 40 miles north of Miami, Florida on August 7, 2020. AFP

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