In Harm’s Way

“Even before a single resident tested positive for the coronavirus at a nursing home in Richmond, Va., staff members were worried. Triple rooms were not uncommon. Supplies were hard to come by. And there were not enough nurses for all the aging patients inside.” If anyone is in the eye of the storm, it’s nursing homes. Coronavirus Outbreak at Virginia Nursing Home Spirals Out of Control as 45 Die.

+ The wheels on the bus go round and round. And so do the germs. “In Detroit, virus or no virus, many people have a job they need to get to and one way to get there. The bus.” Rolling Through the Pandemic.

+ Health care workers are 10%-20% of US coronavirus cases. (These numbers are hard to pinpoint because of the lack of testing, but suffice it to say, it’s a lot.)

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