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Wash. nursing home where outbreak took hold faces $611,000 fine, possible loss of funding after federal inspectors find deficiencies

In a letter to the Life Care Center of Kirkland, federal inspectors wrote that the nursing home failed to report an outbreak of respiratory illness to local authorities for two weeks, gave inadequate care to its residents during the outbreak and failed to provide 24-hour emergency doctor services. The facility, which is tied to at […]

As coronavirus cases surge in Florida, fears mount that action came too late

“The future is not good anywhere,” says one epidemiologist. “But Florida has been late taking action that might help.” Palm Beach Town Manager Kirk Blouin said if the state had been faster to clamp down, the spread of the virus in Florida might have been contained more quickly.