The Nursing Home Coronavirus Pandemic

Tarbell: The Nursing Home Coronavirus Pandemic, (April 28, 2020)

This article discusses how the political power of the nursing home industry has led the industry to prioritize profits over patient care and that has all led to what amounts to a “massacre” of older adults living in nursing facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic. “In ordinary times, nursing homes have a bad infection control record, so the fact that they are having major problems with the coronavirus is sadly predictable,” said Justice in Aging Attorney, Eric Carlson.

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