‘They Just Dumped Him Like Trash’: Nursing Homes Evict Vulnerable Residents (New York Times)

New York Times: ‘They Just Dumped Him Like Trash’: Nursing Homes Evict Vulnerable Residents. “More than any other institution in America, nursing homes have come to symbolize the deadly destruction of the coronavirus crisis. More than 51,000 residents and employees of nursing homes and long-term care facilities have died, representing more than 40 percent of the total death toll in the United States. But even as they have been ravaged, nursing homes have also been enlisted in the response to the outbreak. They are taking on coronavirus-stricken patients to ease the burden on overwhelmed hospitals — and, at times, to bolster their bottom lines.”