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Plastic keeps virus, not love away from Spain nursing home

Even when it comes wrapped in plastic, a hug can convey tenderness, relief, love and devotion. The fear that gripped…

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Nursing Homes Struggle As Staff Choose Unemployment Checks Over Paychecks

Shanna LaFountain has been a nursing assistant in New England for 20 years. About two months ago, in the middle…

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32,000 COVID-19 deaths in nursing homes nationwide

At least 108,211 people in the U.S. have died from the coronavirus. A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more…

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The government counts 26,000 COVID-19 deaths in nursing homes. That’s at least 14,000 deaths too low.

New figures capture only a part of the coronavirus deaths linked to nursing homes. The government isn’t making facilities report…

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Trump wants nursing homes to test all staff and residents. That may not be possible.

Advocates and industry executives say universal testing isn’t feasible in many states and the federal government isn’t providing the money…

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NY to require virus testing for nursing home staffers

New York nursing homes must start twice-weekly coronavirus testing for all staffers and will no longer be sent COVID-19 patients…

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Another 1,700 virus deaths reported in NY nursing homes

New York state is now reporting more than 1,700 previously undisclosed deaths at nursing homes and adult care facilities as…

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More than 400 of Florida’s COVID-19 deaths occurred in nursing homes

There have been 1,364 deaths in the state. Among the 1,364 deaths in Florida during the novel coronavirus pandemic, more than 400…

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Brooklyn nursing home without single confirmed case could be one of nation’s biggest COVID-19 clusters

As residents at a nursing home in Kirkland, Washington, began dying in late February from a coronavirus outbreak that would…

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