Nursing Homes and the Coronavirus

Finally, experts have agreed that Covid-19 was truly air born and was most dangerous indoors in places with air systems that stored and distributed the virus room to room because of lack of fresh air. nursing homes, restaurants and churches were made for spreading the virus.

Blind Injustice

As my readers know by now, the death toll from the Coronavirus in the United States has been astronomical—heading towards 600,000. Also astronomical is the fact that 182,000 of those deaths, as of April 15th, have happened in nursing homes, whether it be residents or staff.[1] What this means is that over 30% of total deaths reported from COVID-19 in the United States have been related to nursing homes, in spite of the fact that nursing home residents and staff combine for about one half of one percent of the total population in the United States.[2]

But how did we get here, and where do we go from here?

Yes, a high percentage of the population who died from this virus were over the age of 65, and yes, nursing homes have high concentrations of older persons. However, simply attributing what happened during COVID-19 in nursing…

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