martes, 26 de mayo de 2020
Thousands of innocent older people have died while countries have strictly implemented the stay-at-home strategy due to the coronavirus
The world sacrificed its elderly in the race to protect hospitals. The result was a catastrophe in care homes
By Emma Reynolds, CNN
Updated 6:10 AM ET, Tue May 26, 2020
Researchers based at the London School of Economics (LSE) created the Long-Term Care responses to Covid-19 (LTCcovid) group with its International Long Term Care Policy Network (LTCPN). LTCcovid is a global network of academics and experts in the field who gather and analyze official data from around the world, and found that many countries were seeing high rates of severe infections and deaths in care homes.
Many countries seemed slow to learn the care home lessons from nations affected early in the pandemic.