Many nursing homes with largest coronavirus outbreaks have two things in common

Critics say for-profit nursing home operators skimp on care and fail to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: May 22, 2020 1:26 PM CT | Published: May 22, 2020 11:34 AM CT
Marc Perrusquia
Special to the Daily Memphian

Marc Perrusquia

Marc Perrusquia is the director of the Institute for Public Service Reporting at the University of Memphis, where graduate students learn investigative and explanatory journalism skills working alongside professionals. He's won numerous state and national awards for government watchdog, social justice and  political reporting. Follow the Institute on Facebook or Twitter @psr_memphis.

Nursing homes are among the hardest hit by the coronavirus - nearly four in ten deaths in Shelby County occurred in those facilities.

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coronavirus nursing homes The Highlands Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris Dr. Jeff Warren Alisa Haushalter Shelby County Health Department

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