6: Nursing Homes and COVID-19

On the second half of this two-part episode on Broken Healthcare, we follow along as the Akrie family struggles to find answers after they learn their father, a resident of a long-term care facility, has fallen ill with Covid-19. How did this happen? Could it have been prevented? As the coronavirus pandemic claims victim after victim in American nursing homes, thousands of grief-stricken families are beginning to feel that the loved ones they’ve lost are victims of a fundamentally flawed corner of our broken healthcare system.

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