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Nursing Homes

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The virus has exposed what advocates for better treatment and families of loved ones in nursing facilities have known for years.
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Charlie Ornstein of ProPublica and Reuters' Chris Kirkham talk strategy.
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Local leaders have described the deadly toll within skilled nursing facilities as a “pandemic within a pandemic.”
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Management stockpiled protective equipment. They informed residents that they would be sheltering in place. They acted ahead of the recommendations. Still, six of the residents died.
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I called a doezen nursing facilities in three states over the past week to ask about COVID-19 cases. Here's what I learned.
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COVID-19 testing varies widely across San Diego senior facilities. The state and county aim to induce widespread testing in senior homes, but advocates say these efforts are moving too slowly and lack teeth.
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Influential epidemiologist Michael Osterholm and New York Times reporter Apoorva Mandavilli offer an unvarnished view of what testing can do right now.
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As the amount of COVID-19 data grows, so do the coverage possibilities for reporters covering the pandemic.
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The pile-up of nursing home deaths­ from COVID-19 has seared the vulnerabilities of America’s nursing homes in the public conscience as nothing else has.
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The assisted living industry has largely resisted calls for federal oversight, saying greater regulatory and staffing expenses would be passed on to residents.

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