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Report: Striking Racial Divide Found in Nursing Homes Impacted by COVID Outbreak

HeadlineMay 22, 2020

The New York Times reports that nursing homes with African American and Latino populations have been twice as likely to get hit by coronavirus outbreaks as predominantly white nursing homes. Overall, 34,000 residents and staff at long-term care facilities have died from COVID — that’s about a third of the nation’s overall death toll.

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