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New York Nursing Home Residents Got Experimental COVID-19 Treatments Without Families’ Knowledge

HeadlineFeb 09, 2021

A Columbia Journalism Investigation has revealed that residents of a New York state-run veterans’ nursing home were given experimental COVID-19 treatments without the knowledge of their families. Residents of the St. Albans State Veterans’ Home in Queens were administered a cocktail of hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin — despite safety warnings and doubts about the drugs’ efficacy.

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