Being Old Is Not a Death Sentence, Even Now

Contrary to popular opinion, no one living in a nursing home needs to die of COVID-19. Seven months into the pandemic, a nursing home in Baltimore, Maryland, whose residents could be considered high risk — older African Americans, some chronically ill or disabled — has had zero deaths from COVID-19 and zero infections. Best practices are well known; they needed only to be put in place by people who cared.

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https://lareviewofbooks.org/short-takes/old-not-death-sentence-even-now/

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