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The coronavirus pandemic has exposed the chasms, the fissures, the cracks in many American institutions. Nowhere, though, are they more apparent than in the nation’s arrangements for long-term care — specifically, in its nursing homes, where some 1.4 million people, mostly women, live out the rest o
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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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Some were more well-known to the public than others but ‘they were all well-known to us and loved by us,’ said Bob Beitcher, president and CEO of the Motion Picture and Television Fund.
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Experts explain how to put the inevitable rise in COVID-19 cases into context.
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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.
By Linda Jue
San Francisco-based writer and editor Linda Jue responds to the verbal attacks, intimidation and physical assaults Asians have faced in the country, which have intensified during the pandemic.
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A high-risk obstetrician shares what it's been like working with pregnant women in some of NYC's poorest neighborhoods during the pandemic.
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Mississippi corrections officials are putting the lives of approximately 6,000 inmates housed at the state’s two largest prisons at risk by failing to protect them from the deadly COVID-19 virus, a federal lawsuit alleges.
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The stories on the packing houses have been a particularly compelling subplot in the media's broader coverage of the pandemic.

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