The political and bureaucratic narrative from the start of the pandemic has been “lock everybody down for their own safety.” But as you know there’s a flip side to every coin, and some are starting to figure that out, albeit tragically late:
More than 8 months into the pandemic, the very isolation meant to protect nursing home residents is also contributing to their deaths.
Confined to their rooms and largely cut off from visitors, many residents are experiencing mental and physical decline. https://t.co/Z0Eh7MKQUH
— NBC News (@NBCNews) November 28, 2020