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New York AG: COVID-19 nursing home deaths significantly underreported

Jan 28, 2021

By Kate Scanlon

New York’s health department may have under-reported COVID-19 nursing home deaths by 50%, an investigation by the state’s attorney general... Read more

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NY COVID-19 stats could hide real nursing home death toll

Aug 12, 2020

Official figures from New York state likely under-represent the real number of nursing home residents who died as a result... Read more

Governor Andrew Cuomo speaking at press conference, May, 2019.

New York rolls back nursing home immunity over non-COVID care

Aug 5, 2020

New York governor Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday signed a bill Tuesday partially reversing immunity protections given to facilities like nursing... Read more

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43% of US coronavirus deaths in nursing homes

May 27, 2020

By Matt Hadro

A new report on Tuesday says that more than 40% of deaths from the new coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United States... Read more

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'A wildfire of death': Policy, culture and coronavirus in nursing homes

May 20, 2020

By Matt Hadro

Deaths from the new coronavirus (COVID-19) have soared in U.S. nursing homes, a trend that some advocates say reflects society’s... Read more