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Vaccinations begin at the nursing home where 46 died in the pandemic’s first days.

Vaccinations begin at the nursing home where 46 died in the pandemic’s first days.

Vaccinations begin at the nursing home where 46 died in the pandemic’s first days. Vaccinations begin at the nursing home where 46 died in the pandemic’s first days. A nurse at the suburban Seattle nursing home that was ravaged by the first U.S. cluster of coronavirus cases sat down beside a visiting pharmacist on Monday, pulled up her blue shirtsleeve …

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E.U.’s Mass Vaccination Campaign Starts, With Nursing Homes as Focus

E.U.’s Mass Vaccination Campaign Starts, With Nursing Homes as Focus

E.U.’s Mass Vaccination Campaign Starts, With Nursing Homes as Focus E.U.’s Mass Vaccination Campaign Starts, With Nursing Homes as Focus BERLIN — From nursing homes in France to hospitals in Poland, older Europeans and the workers who care for them rolled up their sleeves on Sunday to receive coronavirus vaccine shots in a campaign to protect more than 450 million …

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Nursing Home Fire in Russia Kills 11

Nursing Home Fire in Russia Kills 11

Nursing Home Fire in Russia Kills 11 Nursing Home Fire in Russia Kills 11 “I don’t know how, but in some unbelievable way I managed to toss three elderly men out through the window,” she said. The home’s director, identified as a 43-year-old woman, was detained on suspicion of causing death by negligence, the authorities said. But it was not …

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CVS to Give Out Covid-19 Treatment in Nursing Homes

CVS to Give Out Covid-19 Treatment in Nursing Homes

CVS to Give Out Covid-19 Treatment in Nursing Homes CVS to Give Out Covid-19 Treatment in Nursing Homes The major pharmacy chain CVS has reached a deal with the federal government to give out a Covid-19 antibody treatment in patients’ homes and long-term care facilities, the company announced on Wednesday, providing a new way for certain high-risk patients to get …

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Nevada Revokes Halt on Rapid Antigen Testing in Nursing Homes

Nevada Revokes Halt on Rapid Antigen Testing in Nursing Homes

Nevada Revokes Halt on Rapid Antigen Testing in Nursing Homes Nevada Revokes Halt on Rapid Antigen Testing in Nursing Homes A week later, however, Admiral Giroir cracked down on Nevada’s “illegal” prohibition on BD’s and Quidel’s tests, which he said had imperiled the residents and staff of nursing homes across the state. “They cannot supersede the PREP Act,” he said. …

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Federal Official Threatens Nevada for Halting Rapid Tests in Nursing Homes

Federal Official Threatens Nevada for Halting Rapid Tests in Nursing Homes

Federal Official Threatens Nevada for Halting Rapid Tests in Nursing Homes Federal Official Threatens Nevada for Halting Rapid Tests in Nursing Homes The leader of the nation’s coronavirus testing efforts condemned Nevada’s health department on Friday for ordering nursing homes to discontinue two brands of government-issued rapid coronavirus tests that the state had found to be inaccurate. “Bottom line, the …

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Carter Williams, Who Unshackled Nursing Home Residents, Dies at 97

Carter Williams, Who Unshackled Nursing Home Residents, Dies at 97

Carter Williams, Who Unshackled Nursing Home Residents, Dies at 97 Carter Williams, Who Unshackled Nursing Home Residents, Dies at 97 In journal articles, conferences, congressional hearings and meetings with regulators, Carter Catlett Williams illuminated the miseries of nursing home residents with the sympathetic and descriptive powers of a novelist. She told stories like that of Miss Cohen, whose restrictive diet …

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Nevada halts use of rapid coronavirus tests in nursing homes, citing inaccuracies.

Nevada Halts Use of Rapid Coronavirus Tests in Nursing Homes, Citing Inaccuracies

Nevada halts use of rapid coronavirus tests in nursing homes, citing inaccuracies. Nevada halts use of rapid coronavirus tests in nursing homes, citing inaccuracies. The coronavirus tests kits are small and fast — they produce results in as a little as 15 minutes — and when they were first distributed to nursing homes around the country in August by the …

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Nevada Halts Use of Rapid Coronavirus Tests in Nursing Homes, Citing Inaccuracies

Nevada Halts Use of Rapid Coronavirus Tests in Nursing Homes, Citing Inaccuracies

Nevada Halts Use of Rapid Coronavirus Tests in Nursing Homes, Citing Inaccuracies Nevada Halts Use of Rapid Coronavirus Tests in Nursing Homes, Citing Inaccuracies Kristen Cardillo, BD’s vice president of global communication, said the company was aware of the situation in Nevada and was “conducting thorough investigations.” She added that “based on the information in the directive and the total …

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Covid-19 Live Updates: Federal Program to Supply Tests to Nursing Homes Led to Unexpected Costs, Challenges and ‘Testing Hell’

Staff members at the Westminster-Canterbury senior living community waiting in line for a rapid test in Virginia Beach, Va.. A shortage in testing supplies has forced the facility to rely on an outside lab that charges $100 per test.

Covid-19 Live Updates: Federal Program to Supply Tests to Nursing Homes Led to Unexpected Costs, Challenges and ‘Testing Hell’ Covid-19 Live Updates: Federal Program to Supply Tests to Nursing Homes Led to Unexpected Costs, Challenges and ‘Testing Hell’ Here’s what you need to know: Staff members at the Westminster-Canterbury senior living community waiting in line for a rapid test in …

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