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Anita Cameron: How Many More Have To Die In Nursing Facilities In the Age of COVID-19?

June 15 by Anita Cameron of ADAPT, Article from Not Dead Yet

“COVID-19 continues to rage through America, but not many of us outside the media and disability rights and justice groups are talking about an overlooked population – residents of nursing facilities and institutions for disabled people, who are dying of COVID-19.

To date, more than 51,000 residents and employees of nursing homes and long-term care facilities have died. That’s more than 40 percent of the total death toll in the United States. These are only the numbers they tell us.”…

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