The 911 calls came in one after another: Difficulty breathing. Turning blue. Come quickly. They were all for the same place: the Life Care Center in Kirkland, Washington. And they give a frightening preview of what could be coming.
I found it so hard to convey the torturous despair at the Kirkland nursing home. This story manages to do it, including this quote: “It’s the weirdest thing...Sitting there on the phone, hitting that red button and knowing you’ll never talk to her again.”
Heartbreaking account of the outbreak in the LifeCare nursing home in Kirkland, where 2/3 of residents caught the virus and many deteriorated with frightening speed. "Why was the entirety of government unwilling to come in and help?” asked an administrator
This haunting piece by ⁦⁩ & ⁦⁩ out of the nursing home in Kirkland, Wash., will take your breath away.
A gripping and heart-wrenching look - from the inside - of that Washington State nursing home ravaged by the coronavirus. Compassionately told by and
It got to the point that one family began poring over the nameless daily death tallies for a hint of whether their mom was listed among them. The desperate days inside Life Care, via and me
Journalism continues. This from , and others should be read ASAP and put in the time capsule for history's sake.
The Life Care Center in suburban Seattle was a respected nursing love filled with beloved senior citizens. Then 2/3 of them got sick. An intimate and heartbreaking look inside America's first #coronavirus hotspot: (by and )
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How #coronavirus rampaged through a suburban U.S. nursing home: Two-thirds of Life Care Center's residents and 47 workers fell ill; 35 people died. What went wrong? by via #LTC #COVID19
This was the unfolding event that prompted me to wake up the nation in my congressional testimony, when I labeled #SARSCoV2 the “angel of death” in US nursing homes. It ultimately worked, but we should have seen this coming
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The Coronavirus’s Rampage Through a Suburban Nursing Home
“Is the patient awake right now?” the dispatcher asked. “He’s somewhat conscious. He’s turning blue. He’s having a hard time breathing." Heartbreaking story, riveting reporting. Inside that Kirkland, Washington nursing home.
How #coronavirus rampaged through a suburban nursing home: Two-thirds of Life Care Center's residents and 47 workers fell ill; 35 people died. What went wrong? by via #LTC #COVID19