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Opinion: Congress must step up to stop nursing home deaths

By Gaylene Miller

State Director, AARP West Virginia

Less than one percent of the nation’s population lives in nursing homes. But, residents and staff of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities account for 40 percent of COVID-19 deaths nationally.

Gaylene Miller

Weeks before cities and states began closing down, COVID-19 was already ravaging America’s long-term care facilities. The country . . .

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