Why did Governor Cuomo give nursing homes immunity from Covid deaths? | Ron Kim

Tue, 23 Feb 2021 11:20:27 GMT 10

Why did Governor Cuomo give nursing homes immunity from Covid deaths? | Ron Kim


Was the corporate immunity linked to $1.5m in political contributions from lobbyists? Only a full investigation can help us find out

Imagine fielding hundreds of calls from worried constituents at the peak of the first Covid-19 wave, trying to help scared families protect loved ones in nursing homes.

Imagine being stonewalled by those nursing homes and the department of health as you sought answers to life-and-death questions, knowing that Governor Andrew Cuomo’s directive forced these unprepared facilities to take in thousands of Covid-positive patients.

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