The Corona Crisis In Retirement Homes A Threat for Seniors and Caregivers Alike

The gravest threat posed by the coronavirus is that high-risk groups like the elderly and other high-risk groups will get infected by it. The pressure on staffs at nursing homes is growing. Some patient advocates are calling for emergency contingency plans. Are the facilities safe enough for the people living in them?
Former German government minister Hans-Jochen Vogel in his apartment in a retirement home in Munich: "I've never experienced anything like this before."

Former German government minister Hans-Jochen Vogel in his apartment in a retirement home in Munich: "I've never experienced anything like this before."

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