Nursing Homes Are Ground Zero for COVID-19

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No matter where you live, nursing homes and assisted living facilities are now lethal centers for COVID-19 in the United States.

Im fact, nursing home residents and workers now comprise between 30% and 40% of all COVID-19 related deaths in the United States, according to estimates.

The care centers serve as a “well of infection” for the coronavirus that will continue to feed the ongoing epidemic, said Donald Taylor, director of the Duke University Social Science Research Institute in Durham, N.C.

“I believe if we don’t manage to control the epidemic within nursing homes, we’re not going to control it in the United States,” Taylor said.

Full article at US News

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