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How Nursing Homes Got Away With Hiding Bodies During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Deaths in nursing homes account for nearly half of all COVID-19 cases in the U.S. —  8.6 times the rate of death for the rest of the over-75 population. What’s worse, the death count very well may be much worse. One reason so much devastation occurred in these settings, the ACLU says, is because of “system mismanagement and discrimination” against the homes’ residents. But what about the bodies? How did — and do — they manage to hide the bodies when so many are dying? Read more...


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