Nursing Homes

DOJ Mulling Probe into 4 Democrat Governors for Nursing Home Deaths

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) on Wednesday sent letters to four Democrat governors, seeking data on whether they violated federal law by requiring public nursing homes to accept recovering coronavirus patients from hospitals, potentially resulting in the deaths of “thousands.”

ANDOVER, NJ - APRIL 16: (EDITORS NOTE: Image depicts death.) Medical workers load a deceased body into an ambulance while wearing masks and personal protective equipment (PPE) at Andover Subacute and Rehabilitation Center on April 16, 2020 in Andover, New Jersey. After an anonymous tip to police, 17 people were …

Pennsylvania AG Promises ‘Thorough, Holistic, Wide-Ranging’ Investigation into Coronavirus Nursing Home Deaths

The Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office on Monday confirmed that it is conducting a “thorough, holistic, and wide-ranging” investigation into nursing home deaths propelled by the Chinese coronavirus and the Wolf administration’s March guidance, which instructed long-term care facilities to admit stable individuals who had contracted the virus.

A patient is moved by an ambulance team at NewYork–Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, Wednesday, May 6, 2020, in New York during the coronavirus pandemic. The great majority of people newly hospitalized with the coronavirus in New York are either retired or unemployed and were avoiding public transit, according to a …

Ortiz & Gray: Flatten the COVID-19 Fear

Public officials should pivot from “flattening the curve” to “flattening the fear.” The data demonstrate that younger and otherwise healthy Americans face little risk of dying from this disease. Most people should immediately get back to living their daily lives without fear, boosting our beleaguered economy.

In this Friday, March 20, 2020, file photo, as beachgoers are seen in the background, yellow caution tape wrapped across Waikiki in Honolulu. Hawaii's governor has instituted a mandatory 14-day self quarantine starting Thursday, March 27, of all people traveling to the state as part of efforts to fight the …