Protecting nursing home residents against COVID-19

COMMENTARY /// Senior health


Seema Verma is administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.Nursing homes have become ground zero in the coronavirus pandemic, with outbreaks causing high rates of illness and death among vulnerable residents living together in close quarters.
That’s why the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has taken a series of aggressive actions over the last several months to protect nursing home residents against the spread of the novel coronavirus.
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