Those living in nursing homes have faced the shockingly disproportionate, very deadly affects of the Covid-19 pandemic. And a new report from AARP demonstrated that much of the devastation could have been prevented. As of Dec. 4, at least 106,000 residents and staffers of nursing homes and other long term care facilities have died from the illness, according to the New York Times. The Covid Tracking Project counted almost 270,000 total Covid-19-related deaths in the U.S. by that date, which means that nursing home residents and staff have comprised over 39 percent of deaths. To read the full story.
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